The Olympic star turned actress, Esther Williams died at the age of 91. The aquatic beauty was seen in films like Bathing Beauty and Neptune's Daughter. The actress died in her sleep early this morning. she was a swimming champion and was even chosen to participate in the 1940 Summer Olympics in Tokyo when the event was canceled due to the out break of World War II.
Due to the concerns that the size being planned for a new children's hospital would not be able to deal with the count of sick kids, pressure is being faced by the State Government.
After a teenager lost his life jumping off from his balcony, calls are being made to control the synthetic substances in the country.
According to reports, the boy was telling his mother and sister that he wanted to fly before he jumped. He was reported to have consumed synthetic substance 25B-NBOMe or 25I-NBOMe sold to him as LSD.
A new campaign dubbed Man Therapy is asking the men across Australia to fight depression and anxiety. The campaign has received funding from the federal government.
Kim Hames, West Australian Health Minister, has announced lately that there is a huge shortage of oncologists across the world. However, claims that children with cancer at a Perth hospital were facing "third world" conditions have been discarded by him.
Published lately in the journal Nature, a study conducted by a group of researchers at the University of Copenhagen has led it discover the way the malaria parasite affixes to blood vessels.
Researchers found out the docking point wherein a hold was latched on the blood-vessel lining by PfEMP1-named parasite.
A recent report has unveiled that most men are as weak inside as they seem strong outside. Every now and then, they seek a helping hand for themselves.
Population of once-doomed penguins is on rise again. In 2005, there was decrease in their numbers from 600 to 10.
Sheepguards have been protecting the species since then. They've been looking after the Little Penguins on Australia's Middle Island since 2006. Recent reports published in the New Zealand Herald have shed light on the fact that penguins have been on rise.
Developed to assess a new medication for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the Glisten COPD Study is inviting the people from across the country with the lung disease to take part in the trail.
The reports from the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) have affirmed that over 50 kg of the precursor drugs have been taken into custody by their officers in 19 separate consignments.
A major study on bowel cancer has asserted that about one-third of people tend to neglect crucial genetic information. The study was carried out by the University of NSW's Lowy Cancer Research Centre.
It has generally been said people living in remote areas have to suffer many problems. But it seems to be turning true, as it has been said that aboriginal people living in remote areas seem to be suffering from increased risk of kidney disease.
While bat-borne lyssavirus has raised concerns by affecting people in Queensland, the number of vaccinations against the same being received by people has also shown a spike.
It has been found that the rate of vaccination this year is almost double as compared to a year back. In the belief of Chief health officer, Jeanette Young, the rise noted in the number of vaccinations is not surprising.
While these days Emma Sheehan might be recognized as a patient of multiple sclerosis, the brave fledgling forensic scientist simply says she could not be defined by the disease.
Australia's Big four banks copped a serve over their support of the coal and extraction industries earlier this month.
Friends of the Earth-affiliate Market Forces conducted a study with global environmental group 350. org and found Westpac, the Commonwealth Bank, ANZ and NAB have invested a $3.8 since 2008. The amount has been lent for energy projects in the Great Reef World Heritage Area.
As per reports, it has been found that there are probable chances that Australia is going to witness flu season.
Professor Peter White, University of NSW, was of the view that Sydney 2012 gastro virus is also expected to cause problem across Australia. The bug is said to affect countries like Europe, the UK and US.
Stewart Howard, of Bentley Park, a non-smoker, was leading a healthy life when he got diagnosed with terminal lung cancer in 2011.
Doctors told him that he has just a few months to live his life and would probably be dead by Easter 2012. But that did not happen as stranger donated Howard his organ.
The researchers have discovered a Koala skull from Queensland, which said to be 20 million year old. The researchers claimed that the skull belongs to a new species and have named the species after the name of an Australian Geographic founder and expert Dick Smith.
To be introduced from August 12, smoking bans will prohibit smoking across the four campuses of Swinburne. This first Victorian university to consider the ban across its campuses and has received applauds for the same from Health Minister David Davis.
According to a research carried out by a group of researchers from Monash University, a sub-group of cells has been found in the early stage of prostate cancer that do not respond to treatment.
Lead researcher Prof. Gail Risbridger said they took tumor samples from 12 men, who were diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer. Gail said they used the samples in grafting procedure onto the mice.