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Native Honey a Sweet Antibacterial
Health & Wellness  (tags: honey, native honey, healing, natural remedies, superbugs, Australian, Leptospermum polygalifolium, jelly bush, lemon-scented tea tree, antibacterial, methylglyoxal, antimicrobial properties, natural medicine, Queensland, agriculture, food )

- 3059 days ago -
".... honeys such as jelly bush and manuka have particularly strong antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effects, and they also seem to hasten the wound-healing process."
Mozzies With Dengue Fever Found | Gympie, Queensland
Health & Wellness  (tags: dengue fever, mosquitoes, Queensland, Australia, disease )

- 3259 days ago -
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.
Swine Flu: Confirmed Cases Hit 44 - Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, swine flu, H1N1, flu, queensland, victoria, children, adults, health, nsw, sa )

- 3706 days ago -
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
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 )

- 3714 days ago -
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
Court Told Doctor Offered Unproven Treatments for Cancer - Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, queensland, gold coast, brisbane, court, doctor, cancer, snake oil, health )

- 3768 days ago -
A "maverick" doctor who allegedly exploited cancer patients by offering unproven treatments should not be allowed to practise again, a court has been told. Lawyers for the Medical Board of Queensland argued in the Health Practitioners Tribunal in Brisbane
Whooping Cough Epidemic Fears - Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, queensland, victoria, nsw, whooping cough, epidemic, health, medical, doctors )

- 3781 days ago -
Queensland is due for a whooping cough epidemic similar to those sweeping through NSW and Victoria medical experts have warned. Christine Selvey, Queensland Health's communicable disease branch senior director, said there were 2254 cases of whooping cough
Frazer to Unveil Skin Cancer Vaccine - Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, queensland, vaccine, good news, skin cancer, professor frazer, research, study, health )

- 3897 days ago -
Human trials of a world-first skin cancer vaccine could start as early as next year. Professor Ian Frazer, who developed the vaccine for cervical cancer, is due to outline his latest skin cancer breakthrough at the Australian Health and Medical Research C
Eye Cancer Detected in White Blotch Photographs
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, eye, eyes, cancer, hospital, Queensland, Australia, cancer prevention )

- 3905 days ago -
A WHITE spot in the pupil of a young child's eye, captured by flash photography, is not a case of bad camera work but instead reveals a deadly cancer. This is exactly what happened when Brisbane resident Claire Thompson took a photo of her three-year-old
Hope for Cancer Revolution - Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, queensland, brisbane, cancer, health, drug )

- 4192 days ago -
A QUEENSLAND scientist is developing a drug that could revolutionise cancer treatment for millions of people world-wide. Derek Richard, from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research in Brisbane, says he has found how to uniquely kill cancer cells with
'Holy Grail' of Treatments Expected Within Two Years - Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, queensland, cancer, tumours, bacterium, tumors, health, kangaroo, scientists, doctors, treatment )

- 4235 days ago -
QUEENSLAND scientists expect to start clinical trials within two years on what has been described as the "Holy Grail" of cancer treatments. Dr Ming Wei from the University of Queensland Department of Medicine says he is "very confident" of success in

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