Health

Wed 18 Jul 2018

Simple test could save thousands of lives

Simple test could save thousands of lives

A WORLD-FIRST blood test has been invented by Australian doctors that could detect cancer, saving thousands who spend too much time in the sun.

Mum's warning after son burned by hot water bottle

premium_icon Mum's warning after son burned by hot water bottle

A SUNSHINE Coast mum has issued a warning to other parents after her four-year-old son suffered serious burns from an out-of-date hot water bottle.

Have you been awake under the knife?

Have you been awake under the knife?

WAKING up while under the knife is a horrible thought, but a new study has revealed we might be more conscious than we think when in surgery.

The great Aussie sickie is unAustralian

premium_icon The great Aussie sickie is unAustralian

SICK days are a privilege, not an entitlement, so why do so many Aussies think they have to use them up, asks Mike O’Connor.

$50m cancer trial to offer personalised drugs

$50m cancer trial to offer personalised drugs

ALMOST 600 Queenslanders will have their cancer’s DNA tested to identify the drugs that will keep them alive for longer under a world-leading trial.

Noosa 'warrior' inching closer to being cancer free

premium_icon Noosa 'warrior' inching closer to being cancer free

A NOOSA boy's fight against a rare form of cancer has tugged on the heartstrings of people all around the world.

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