According to an international authority on death and dying, if a person grieves for more than two weeks then it's a medical condition. American Psychiatric Association's new diagnostic manual, DSM 5, is expected to be published in May.
The manual will allow a diagnosis of depression in cases of mourner feeling sad for more than two weeks. This manual is practiced in many countries like Australia, New Zealand etc.
A team of researchers from Canada, UK and Australia has developed a new drug to counter drug-resistance problems.
Resistance of the flu virus to the two existing anti-flu drugs Relenza and Tamiflu has been a major concern for scientists for a long time. According to WHO, the flu virus affects three to five million people every year and in some cases it claims lives of people.
NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner has claimed that Blacktown Hospital, Sydney, was never underfunded.
A recent research has indicted that energy levels have a crucial role to play in deciding if male golden orb-web spiders would be able to father offspring or not.
A recent report talked about Australia's first off-Earth mining conference this week, where number of local and international researchers shared their views on mineral exploration on the moon. The conference happened at the University of New South Wales.
A recent comprehensive CSIRO report has given a clear picture of carbon emission in Australia over last two decades. It has been claimed in the first full national carbon audit that Australian landscape, involving plants, soil and vegetation, has been able to absorb over 2 billion tonnes of carbon in last 20 years.
A recent research is hoping to develop a blood test in order to check suicidal tendencies in people. It has been said by researchers from the University of New South Wales that they are trying to find some way out to preempt such lethal tendencies in patients.
Canberra now has a new home that is similar to other homes in the city, but is still very different. Yes! It is not one of the homes that are being built up in the suburbs by replacing a demolished cottage.
It seems that testing for verifying the results of blood cancer treatment is going to become easier in future as reports have confirmed a blood test. It has been claimed that the blood test would be able to make clear if the chemo treatments were working fine or not.
A recent report has claimed that there are fair chances of over 300mm of rain fall in some areas of Queensland. It has been reported by the Bureau of Meteorology that the far north coast is most likely to be at the receiving end of worst rainfall.
Dyson appliances' founder Sir James Dyson arrived in Sydney yesterday night. He had arrived for disclosing the brand's latest additions to the commercial appliance space. The additions constitute two new hand dryers and a combination tap and dryer. This led to the up-gradation of Dyson's existing Airblade dryer.
The Queensland Council of Unions (QCU) has disapproved the actions of the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service, which decided to trim 200 job posts without even consulting the staff. The Union government wants the federal government to intervene in the matter.
A new program has now been planned in New South Wales so that police officers become more empathetic towards mentally ill people.
The police earlier was being provided with training so that the mentally ill people are properly dealt with by them. The report finds that from now on, as part of the new program, the officers would also ask the people with mental health problems about their ethnic background.
Since long researchers were working over to develop an anti-malaria drug, using which the parasite that causes the disease could be targeted and killed. Finally, teams in the United States and Singapore had discovered the dose.
While it has always been believed that dogs are man's best friend, it has been claimed that dogs can prove to be a lot empathetic than what was hitherto believed. Published in the journal Animal Cognition, a research has aimed to check the flexibility of dogs towards a human's point of view.
A new study has discovered that bad oral bacteria in modern people is far too more as compared to the historic population. Conducted by researchers at the University of Adelaide Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD), the study has appeared in the journal Nature Genetics.
An inquest in Sydney into the murder of a 68-year-old father by his mentally ill son has heard that the accused man named Anthony Waterlow had been forgotten in the mental health system.
The man's father, Nick Waterlow, was a well-known art curator, the report uncovered. He was stabbed by Anthony, who also knifed his sister to death.
With two new promising drugs, boceprevir and telaprevir, now on the list of Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), it is being hoped that thousands of people suffering from hepatitis-C would be able to get rid of the disease.
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