Australia's Aborigines Affected by Poor Health: Experts
A majority of Australia's indigenous Aborigines
are affected by poor health traits, according to the country's medical association .
The biggest health threat facing the upcoming generation is obesity.
According to the Australian Medical Association (AMA), instant first-rate health ...
Improvement in death rates of Aborigines
There is definite optimism amongst researchers who have seen evident improvement in the death rates of Aborigines
suffering chronic illnesses. This is certainly a proof// of the benefits of improved healthcare that has brought down death rates for diseases. This is also an indication that further i...
The Australian Medical Association To Focus On Health Of Aborigines
The Australian Medical Association (AMA) will launch its fifth report card on indigenous health, focused this year on Aborigines
in prisons, at the Victorian// Aboriginal Health Service in the Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy. They stated that the Aboriginal prisoners need immediate access to national h...
Australia is Shamed by an Inquiry Report on Child Sexual Abuse in Aboriginal Communities
...rising,'' said Warren Mundine, who has worked with aborigines
before. Tougher policing and economic development ...ion about a pedophile ring, those working with the aborigines
for long suspect that pedophiles do exploit the ch...ustralia has spent $ 76 million for development of aborigines
in the last four years. The implementation could b...
Aborigines Century Behind the Health of Colonizers, WHO Report
...orld Health Organisation says //that the health of aborigines
lags an appalling one century behind that of the s...nd closing, it said.
Indigenous Australians or aborigines
are the first human inhabitants of the Australian ...cy as the strongest indicator of poor health, with aborigines
almost 20 years behind other Australians.
Honey to the Rescue-From Superbugs
...ney as a solution, to fight superbugs such as MRSA.//
Scientists at James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough were inspired by the use of honey by the aborigines
(indigenous tribal people of the continent), who use honey as a dressing for their wounds.
Mention of honey and its benefits are seen in ancient ...
Cancer Risks for Betel Nut Chewers
...oral cancer, occurring at a rate of 30 out of 100,000. Such males also have a shorter life span than those who die from other forms of cancer.
form the larger part of the betel nut chewing population, to the extent of about 40 percent.
Ko has estimated that the government would have to sp...
Body mass index guide needs revision
... Based on a research on aborigines
in solitary parts of Australia suggest that the he...s increase with BMI over 25. But a survey of 2,500 aborigines
living in remote areas of Australia suggest that t...f impaired glucose tolerance. This only applies to aborigines
- previous research has shown that certain ethnic ...