Australian health workers are urged to follow advice on coronavirus

By ANMJ Staff|
January 24th, 2020|

Health workers particularly in  emergency departments and those who are primary and community health workers  are being urged to follow recommendations made by the Australian [...]

World Health Organization stops short of declaring new coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency

By Robert Fedele|
January 24th, 2020|

The World Health Organization (WHO) has elected not to declare an international public health emergency in response to the outbreak of a deadly new coronavirus [...]

The importance of nutrition for maternal health in Kenya

By Celia Boyd and Gabriella Ocenasek|
January 24th, 2020|

Many women in Odede, Kenya, suffer from malnutrition which not only impacts on their own health, particularly through pregnancy, but also on the health of [...]

Evidence that smokers are at higher risk of postoperative complications

By ANMJ Staff|
January 22nd, 2020|

Smokers are at significantly higher risk than non-smokers for post-surgical complications according to a new study. The study conducted by the University of Newcastle, Australia, [...]

Health authorities ramp up efforts to keep out deadly coronavirus

By ANMJ Staff|
January 21st, 2020|

Travellers arriving at Sydney airport from the Chinese city of Wuhan will face additional biosecurity measures as Australian health authorities attempt to prevent the outbreak [...]

Caution called with asbestos removal and handling in bushfire ravaged communities

By ANMJ Staff|
January 21st, 2020|

The Asbestos Diseases Foundation of Australia (ADFA) has issued a warning that asbestos could pose a problem for families across Australia who had homes or [...]

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