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The mystery of the bulge in North Queenslanders

In an attempt to understand why north Queenslanders are becoming so fat, a new group has been formed. The team comprises medical experts// from Townsville's James Cook University (JCU). Their task would beto explore the reasons behind the region's growing waistline. The parameters studied would ...

Australian researchers identify genes that cause melanoma

...se every year. Queensland has the highest incidence of any state with seven queenslanders diagnosed with melanoma every day. More than one in 20 queenslanders is expected to develop melanoma during their lifetime. ...

Fluoridated water for Queensland ... at last

...to prevent dental decay. The decision will ensure that 80 per cent of queenslanders will be drinking fluoridated water within two years, and more than 90 per c...tive measure against dental decay has resulted in the oral health status of queenslanders being much worse than residents in other States and Territories. He sai...

Unnecessary Diseases on the Rise in Queensland (Australia)

... The Health of queenslanders report, 2006, presents a grim fact. Diseases like diabetes, heart condition...nking excessively, eating bad food, and not exercising enough. “Unless queenslanders make informed choices about their lifestyles now, a lot more of us will fac...

New Ban on Smoking to Be Considered

...e child under five years of age, dies every 18 days, when exposed to cigarette smoke. The Queensland Health Minister while unveiling the Health of queenslanders Report, 2006, made these comments. A review by the World Health Organization has concluded that passive smoking is a cause of bronchitis, pneumoni...

Government To Discourage Smoking

...e // public hospitals in the country will be provided with the Nicotine Replacement Therapy free of cost, from 1 January 2006. As many as 3,400 queenslanders die due to smoking related diseases every year. Nicotine is capable of creating blood clots in the veins, starving the heart of oxygen, and low...
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