AstraZeneca and Mental Health Research Institute in Australia Announce Collaboration to Improve Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease
LONDON, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AstraZeneca and The Mental Health Research Institute in Melbourne, Australia, today announced that they have entered into a research collaboration agreement to develop new ways of identifying Alzheimer's disease patients at early stages of the disease...
Nuvilex Signs Agreement with Jayhur Enterprises to Distribute Infinitink - the World's First Permanent, But Easier to Remove Tattoo Ink - in Australia and New Zealand
CHERRY HILL, N.J., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nuvilex, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NVLX), an emerging healthcare consumer products company, today announces Jayhur Enterprises will distribute Infinitink (the world's first permanent tattoo ink designed for easier removal) in Australia
and New Ze...
Innovative Business Intelligence Software Helps Keep Australia Healthy this Winter
A Decision A Day Keeps the Doctor Away - Using QlikView, Inside Info has allowed our customers to easily identify health market trends such as tracking the progression of diseases in the community through more effective profiling of disease trends. Essentially, QliKView helps us keep Australia
Ochsner and Australia Partner for Long-Term Solution to Physician Shortages
Collaboration with University of Queensland Medical School in Australia
Provides Overseas and New Orleans Education for U.S. Medical Students
NEW ORLEANS, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Ochsner Health System ( www.ochsner.org ) and The University of Queensland Medical Sch...
Mirixa Australia Launches at APP2009
New business unit, building on the success of Mirixa Corporation in the U.S., makes clinical technology to power pharmacist-delivered services available nationwide in Australia
GOLD COAST, Queensland, Australia, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Mirixa Corporation, a U.S. leader in pharmacy-based pat...
Serotek Names Vision Australia Its Primary Reseller in Australia
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Serotek Corporation, the leading
provider of internet and digital information accessibility software and
services, today announced that Vision Australia, the leading provider of
blindness and low vision services in Australia, is its primary provider of the
Pharsight Invited to Present on Modeling and Simulation at ARCS Australia Scientific Congress
Dr. Helen Kastrissios Will Present on Communicating the Value of Pharmacodynamic Modeling in Clinical Drug Development
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharsight
Corporation (Nasdaq: PHST ), a leading provider of software, strategic
consulting, and regulator...
Labopharm enters into licensing and distribution agreement for once-daily tramadol in Australia with iNova
LAVAL, QC, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Labopharm Inc. (TSX: DDS,
NASDAQ: DDSS) today announced that it has entered into a licensing and
distribution agreement with iNova Pharmaceuticals (Australia) Pty Limited
for its once-daily tramadol product for Australia.
"Building on the launch of...
World's 1st Swine Flu Vaccine Trials Start in Australia
Results won't be known for about six weeks, manufacturers say,,
WEDNESDAY, July 22 (HealthDay News) -- Two Australian biotechnology companies have started inoculating adult volunteers in the world's first H1N1 swine flu vaccine trials, with the hope of producing an effective shot again...
World first treatment for leukemia being developed in Australia
Two Australian research groups are undertaking pioneering studies into the causes of leukaemia, potentially leading to patients receiving new drug treatments as early as next year.
Led by Dr Andrew Wei and Professor Shaun Jackson from The Australian Centre for Blood Diseases/Alfred Hospital and...
9 key messages about asthma in Australia
About 2 million Australians have current asthma**
One in nine children
One in ten adults.
One in nine children with asthma are exposed to tobacco smoke in their home
402 people died due to asthma in 2006, one in four of them aged under 65 years
People with asthma should have a w...
IMRIS announces first IMRISneuro project in Australia
WINNIPEG, Jan. 6, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - IMRIS Inc. (TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced it has secured its first order in Australia
for its IMRISneuro surgical imaging solution, thereby expanding its presence in the Asia-Pacific region. The Canberra Hospital has chosen a tw...
Aon Appoints Environmental Veteran to Oversee Risk Management Services for Clients in Far East, Asia and Australia
SINGAPORE and CHICAGO, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aon Corporation
(NYSE: AOC ), the world's leading provider of global risk management and
consulting services, today announced Jim Finnamore will join the firm in
January as regional director of Aon Environmental Services Group, Asia-Pacifi...
New Managing Director for Bupa Australia
Bupa Asia Pacific Managing Director Dean Holden today announced that Mr Richard Bowden had officially taken over as Managing Director of the company.
Melbourne, VIC (PRWEB) December 3, 2008 -- Bupa Asia Pacific Managing Director Dean Holden today announced that Mr Richa...
IDE Technologies Signs Contract Worth Over 100 Million Euros to Supply a Desalination Plant to Australia
IDE CEO: "This Deal Places IDE in a Key Position for Competing for Similar Projects in the Future, Establishes IDE's Presence on the Australian Continent and Strengthens its Worldwide Deployment
TEL AVIV, Israel, August 12 /PRNewswire/ -- IDE Technologies, jointly
owned (50:50) by Th...
International Diabetes Federation gives grant to metabolic syndrome research project in Australia
The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) BRIDGES translational research grant program will fund STOP Diabetes, a project to be implemented and studied in Australia. The STOP project is designed to reduce the risk for type 2 diabetes in women by encouraging healthy behaviours.
The STOP Diabet...
CryoCath Introduces Arctic Front in Australia
Toronto Stock Exchange Symbol: CYT http://www.cryocath.com
MONTREAL, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CryoCath(R) Technologies
Inc., the global leader in cryotherapy products to treat cardiac
arrhythmias, today announced the introduction of Arct...
IMTEC to Become Technology Solutions Provider for Meat & Livestock Australia
LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Meat & Livestock Australia
(MLA) has selected IMTEC Corporation to develop new techniques for
high-speed CT scans of livestock carcasses. Using IMTEC's 3D imaging
technology software known as FlashCT, IMTEC will begin Phase 1 of a
multi-year, 6 phase p...
Labopharm's Once-Daily Tramadol Approved in South Korea and Australia
- Company Enters Into Marketing Partnership for Once-Daily Tramadol for Turkey -
LAVAL, QC, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Labopharm Inc. (TSX: DDS;
NASDAQ: DDSS) today announced that its once-daily tramadol product has
received regulatory approval from the Kor...
Scientists confirm new virus responsible for deaths of transplant recipients in Australia
February 6, 2008 In the first application of high throughput DNA sequencing technology to investigate an infectious disease outbreak, scientists from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, the Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIRDL) in Melbourne, Australia, the C...
InterCure and High Tech Health Announce RESPeRATE Launch into Pharmacy Market in Australia
Country's Largest Distributors and Pharmacy Chains to Carry RESPeRATE Hypertension Treatment Device
NEW YORK and MAROOCHYDORE, Australia, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- InterCure,
Ltd. (TASE: INCR), today announced that its RESPeRATE(R) hypertension
treatment device, clinically-pr...
More Indian Doctors Questioned in Australia as UK Terror Plot Inquiry Widens
Indian doctors continue to bear the brunt of police inquiries as focus shifted to Australia.
Investigators trying to unravel the hands behind the foiled terror attacks in UK raided two hospitals in Western Australia
and also quizzed five doctors of foreign origin, four of them Indian.
A Blood Test Developed in Australia to Repair DNA Damage
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), the Australia's national science agency, says it has developed a blood test that has the potential help people live to 100 years.
The test, hailed as the first of its kind, essentially measures the level of damage to a...
Taking The Bull By The Horns- Australia To Tackle Bullying In Schools
Australian Prime Minister John Howard, who raised concerns about school bullying has decided to give more power to school principals to equip them against the menace.
The Prime Minister will announce this move at a meet unveiling the Governments new education agenda.
Yet, critics of ...
Domestic Violence in Australia Leads to Number of Suicides
Advanced countries? No matter, domestic violence against women continues to be a major scourge.
Burden of Disease and Injury in Australia, a comprehensive report released Saturday, said nearly a third of female suicides in the country could be attributed to domestic violence.
So also 15 ...
$3bn Rebate Scheme – Is Australia Making a Prudent Move
Not many people justify the healthcare scheme proposed by the Australian Federal government. The government is spending precious $3 billion dollars// to get more people to opt for private health insurance; yet this plan is not having the desired effect. Many Australians still swear by public hospi...
Row in Australia Over Mental Health Support Available for Returning Soldiers
Veterans associations in Australia
have called upon the federal government to provide better mental health support services for soldiers //returning from war in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Doctor Robert Marr from the Medical Association for the Prevention of War says there needs to be a specific couns...
Advance Australia Active – AM
The AMA has adopted a new policy it hopes will inspire Australians to restore exercise as a central part of the Australian way of life, AMA President, Dr Mukesh Haikerwal,// said today.
“Australia has long been known as a great sporting country, with a robust culture of physical activity and ...
Breast Cancer Patients Sent to Australia for Treatment
Staff shortages and recent industrial action has caused Auckland City Hospital to send 30 breast cancer patients to Australia
This is the first time cancer patients have been sent abroad for radiation therapy since hundreds were treated in Australia
between 2001 and 2004.
Health Experts In Australia Toy With The Idea Of Surgery for Controlling Obesity In Teenagers
A new report that has been commissioned by the Australian government states that surgery for teenagers who are grossly obese, might be an cost effective option to control// the growing epidemic of childhood obesity.
The report also stated that to have found the various programs based in schoo...
Obesity Project In Australia Pronounced Success
An obesity study conducted in Cholac, Victoria appears to have met with unprecedented success. The project was successful in reducing the weight of more than 2,000// children aged four to 12.
The three-year study found that kids were one kilogram lighter than those in a control group of child...
South Australia Coughs Up $1.7m on Health
To protect health workers against any pandemic or influenza outbreak, South Australia
is coughing up nearly $1.7 million, the Health Minister, Mr. John Hill said//. The fund would assist in the procurement of protective gears and necessary equipments that would be necessary to fight a potential inf...
New Study In Australia Shows Heart Disease More Prominent Among The Poor
A new report on the study conducted by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has found that poorer Australians suffer from death in the hands of heart attacks and cardiovascular disease at rates that are higher rates than the rest of the community. //
The researchers have also ...
Medical Education in Australia Embroiled in Scandals
Medical education in Australia
is getting caught in a number of issues which is corrupting the system, AMA has sounded a wake up call. This coupled with dwindling// numbers of health workers, has left very little to be desired in the field of healthcare education.
Australian Medical Associatio...
BreastScreen Australia Is Being Sued Towards Medical Negligence
Two women with breast cancer have warned others to be wary of the mammogram service of the government, as they had been given a clean diagnosis in spite of having cancer.//
The women, both residents of the Gold Coast, Phillipa Naismith, 52, and Sandra Harley, 48, explained that they were diag...
Kidney Disease Is Milking the Government Coffers - Is Australia Notorious for High Rates of Kidney Disease?
The Federal Management has not got its act together to effectively deal with the escalating costs of kidney disease that is soaring// at an alarming rate- of approximately $1 million a week, and is soon turning out to be a problem of the decade.
A report by the Sydney-based George Institute fo...
Mental Health Sector in Australia Needs an Overall Boost
A government led committee was asked to investigate Australia’s crippled mental health services and community-based care centres. // It is now expected to that the funding would triple for Australia's mental health services and hundreds of community-based care centres will be set up if the Governme...
Western Australia Witnesses Rise In Ross River Virus Infection
The number of cases diagnosed with Ross River virus has been steadily increasing, with more// than 50 cases diagnosed since December. Another 10 cases have been reported in other parts of the territory. // Furthermore, reports of another 50 diagnosed cases in Western Australia's south over the pas...
Flu Outbreak Among Children Feared in Western Australia
Doctors in Gold Cost, Western Australia, are bracing themselves for a severe flu that has the potential to kill young children within a day .
The fear comes after three Perth children, all aged under five, died from the fatal strain in the past 72 hours.
Staff at The Gold Coast Hosp...
Inquest of Date-rape Drug Victim Attracts Wide Attention in Australia
Dianne Elizabeth Brimble, the 42-year-old mother of three from Brisbane, Queensland in Australia
died on September 23, 2002 , within 24 hours of boarding a cruise liner. She was apparently felled by a toxic combination of alcohol and date-rape drug gamma hydroxybutyrate, also known as fantasy.