Category: Healthcare

Shift Needed in Government Strategy to Battle Smoking in Australia

There are reported 19, 000 deaths every year in Australia resulting from smoking tobacco. The federal government’s disposition in handling this issue, which has remained static, has angered a few in the country. The Morrison Governance announced recently that it will spend $20 million to cut smoking rates to under 10 per cent by 2025.

Cleaning Up Hoarders by the Government May Bring Up Mental Health Issues

The ACT Legislative Assembly has introduced a new proposal under the private member’s bill in Australia. As per the new proposal the government will intervene directly to solve Canberra’s hoarding homes problems and increasing issues arising from it. In its latest announcement the government stated that house hoarding is becoming a big problem in certain

Australia Contributes to Asia- Pacific’s TB Cause

Nearly 10 million people each year are affected by Tuberculosis (TB) in the South East Asia and Pacific regions, with an average of new 60& cases added to the growing number each year. TB has been cited as the most common cause of death by a single infection and among the top 10 causes of

Australia’s plan for health rethink revoked by minister

Recent reports unveil government’s latest plans to push back an expert assessment confirming Australia’s health system as muddled and unfair. The healthcare sector faces a death spiral if healthy and young people continue to revoke their cover, according to a paper on private health insurance issued by analysts of Grattan Institute, Kristina Nemet and Dr

Why are Australians Opting Out of their Private Health Insurance?

Scores of people in Australia are now forsaking their private health insurance policies. An article suggests that the decline may be due to increased premiums which has been overtaking inflation and wage. The private health insurance industry may have come to a sudden halt. The decline in insurance policy abandonment has been observed among a

Cardiac Care Variations Found in Hospitals in Australia and New Zealand

Cardiac care quality could be determined by the institutional variations from hospital to hospital, rather than the standard devices and procedures found out a new study. Hospitals in Australia and New Zealand were examined on the same cardiac care procedures provided to patients treated with Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices (CIED). Discrepancies in comparison were found

Sorry Nutritional State of Aged Care Centers in Australia

Nearly a quarter of Australian’s population will be aged 65 or older by 2050, which also means we will constantly need good ages care centers and ensure these senior citizens are in want for nothing at the twilight of their lives. In this regard the care providers have been found inept as per a new study.

Spider Silk’s Unique Protein Studied for Alternate Use

Darwin’s Bark Spider will be the center of an important study for its Dragline Silk, known to be the toughest spider silk discovered so far. A team of researchers from the US are studying the component that makes the silk of Darwin’s Bark Spider so tough, stretchy and lightweight. This will aid in the development