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Please Sign: Australia: Ban Electroshock Therapy for Children!
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, electroshock therapy, ECT, Australia, Dr. Peter Breggin, Victoria Mental Health Bill, Brain Damage, memory loss, parents' rights )

Susan
- 196 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In Australia, a Tribunal can override an adult's decision not to undergo electroshock therapy. But far worse, it can also force this therapy on children against parents' wishes. Some suffer permanent brain damage and even die from the treatment.
The Most (and Least) Fake Extra Virgin Olive Oil Brands
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, diet, extra virgin olive oil, California, Australia, Italyresearch, study, interesting, news, nutrition )

Carrie
- 325 days ago - lifehacker.com
Frauds! An estimated 69% of all store-bought extra virgin olive oils in the US are probably fake, according to tests by the University of California. UC Davis tested samples from the top-selling extra virgin olive oil brands to find the ones that are...
To Lower Australia's Rising Obesity Rates, Tax Soft Drinks
Health & Wellness  (tags: Australia, Rising, Rates, Tax, Soft Drinks )

Agnes
- 1090 days ago - au.ibtimes.com
To battle Australia's rising obesity rates, American psychologist Kelly Brownell suggested a tax on soft drinks at the 46th Australian Psychological Association's yearly conference on Wednesday.
Australia Takes On Tabacco Giants Over Packaging
Health & Wellness  (tags: tabacco, battle, Australia, package, advertisements, health hazards, cancer, health warnings, opposition, BATA, British American Tabacco Australia, Philip Morris, debate, controvertial, prevention, health, risks )

Naoko
- 1219 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
Australia faces a smoking hot battle against big tabacco companies over a plan to remove their last bastion of advertising -- the cigarette pack.
Australia Corals to Light Up Cancer Cure Fight
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, australia, coral, cluster )

Merissa
- 1500 days ago - mnn.com
Australian scientists have discovered a cluster of brilliant shallow-water corals that could help in the search for anticancer drugs and to understand global warming, according to a researcher.
Mozzies With Dengue Fever Found | Gympie, Queensland
Health & Wellness  (tags: dengue fever, mosquitoes, Queensland, Australia, disease )

Jenny
- 1505 days ago - gympietimes.com.au
Aedes Aegypto is a mosquito which carries and can transmit dengue fever to humans and it has been found in 10 locations in Goomeri, about 60km from Gympie.
AUSTRALIA: Aborigines 'Have Worst Rate of Child Pneumonia'
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, health, healthcare, WORLD, ABORIGINES, AUSTRALIA, study )

Cal
- 1597 days ago - canada.com
Indigenous children living in central Australia suffer the highest rate of potentially fatal severe pneumonia in the world, according to research released Sunday
Tumour Claims Cancer Specialist Professor Chris O'Brien - Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, chris o'brien, cancer, barin cancer, lifehouse, sydney, research, surgeon, kevin rudd, state funeral, sadness, rpa )

Chrissy
- 1943 days ago - abc.net.au
Renowned cancer specialist Professor Chris O'Brien has died of a brain tumour in Sydney, just days before he was due to be made an officer in the Order of Australia in next Monday's Queen's Birthday honours list. Professor O'Brien was diagnosed with a
Schizophrenia Drugs May Halt Cancer - Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, research, cancer, cells, schizophrenia, breast cancer, anti-psychotic, university )

Chrissy
- 1943 days ago - abc.net.au
An Australian researcher says a drug used to treat schizophrenia could help treat cancer. Sarah Ongeley from the University of New South Wales made the claims, based on preliminary research on an anti-psychotic drug, at this week's Australian Society for
Swine Flu Tally Nears 900 - Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, h1n1, swine flu, flu, cases, health, quarintine )

Chrissy
- 1943 days ago - abc.net.au
Health Minister Nicola Roxon has confirmed there are now 878 confirmed cases of swine flu in Australia, as Singapore advises its residents not to travel to the worst-hit state, Victoria. Victoria has the most confirmed cases at 752. New South Wales is
Swine Flu: Confirmed Cases Hit 44 - Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, swine flu, H1N1, flu, queensland, victoria, children, adults, health, nsw, sa )

Chrissy
- 1952 days ago - abc.net.au
The number of swine flu cases in Australia has risen to 44, with eight more Victorians confirmed as having the virus and Queensland recording a further five positives. The latest confirmed cases are a 32-year-old man and seven children aged between six
Lifehouse at RPA - Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, nsw, new south wales, sydnet, lifehouse, rpa, royal prince alfred, hospital, cancer, holistic, traditional, complimentary, Sydney Cancer Centre, Professor Chris O'Brien, research, education )

Chrissy
- 1952 days ago - lifehouserpa.org.au
It is with a great sense of excitement that I am able to tell you that the New Sydney Cancer Centre was officially launched in April 2009. Lifehouse at RPA is the vision of Professor Chris O'Brien who launched the project in 2006, shortly before he was
Radium Weed Sap 'Can Remove Sun Spots' - Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, sun cancer, sun spots, radium weed, sap, weed, peplin, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, queensland, pharma, health, healthcare )

Chrissy
- 1960 days ago - theaustralian.news.com.au
A QUEENSLAND pharmaceutical company is claiming the sap of a common weed can remove sun spots and prevent potentially deadly skin cancers. Peplin has developed a gel from the radium weed sap, a common folk remedy for cancer. It says the gel can remove sun
Sleep Apnoea Similar to Stroke: Scientists - Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, world, sleep apnoea, apnoea, stroke, scientists, research, health )

Chrissy
- 1961 days ago - abc.net.au
New research shows that people with sleep apnoea experience changes in brain biochemistry similar to people who have had a severe stroke or who are dying. Sleep apnoea affects as many as one in four middle-aged men and 3 per cent go on to experience a
 

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