Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «health»

9 February 2018 2:32 PM Watching your weight? Beware the 'health halo' effect of juices and smoothies

Snap question – which contains more sugar: a 375ml can of Coca-Cola or a 350ml Mango Magic smoothie from Boost Juice? Answer: the smoothie, at 47.6 grams or 12 teaspoons of sugar, versus 39.8 grams or 10 teaspoons for the slightly larger serve of Coke. "Many people assume your average Boost or Nudie juice doesn't contain that much sugar when they can be downing 20

9 February 2018 9:25 AM Child recovering from meningococcal in WA hospital

A young child is recovering in a West Australian hospital after being diagnosed with the potentially deadly W strain of meningococcal. There were five cases of meningococcal disease diagnosed in WA this year, after six people died and 46 people were diagnosed last year, well above the long-term average. In the past two years, children aged under five comprised 8

8 February 2018 3:19 AM Politics Live: Backdown on secrecy laws, citizenship saga gets personal

With your indulgence, I'd just like to draw your attention to a piece we have published today by Aged Care and Indigenous Health Minister Ken Wyatt. Wyatt, the first Aboriginal member of the House of Representatives and first Aboriginal minister, has paid tribute to our friend and colleague Michael Gordon, former political editor of The Age, who died suddenly 65

6 February 2018 1:59 AM Elderly woman dies after being bashed walking her dogs in St Albans

An elderly woman who was bashed and left for dead by a stranger while walking her dogs in Melbourne's west has died. Le Ngoc Le, 77, was found in a pool of blood around her head in a driveway near her St Albans home on Thursday evening, unable to speak. A woman accused of a vicious attack on a grandmother at St Albans laughed and smiled in court, as she failed 21

5 February 2018 12:06 AM Canberra Liberals leader Alistair Coe reveals reshuffle ahead of Parliament return

The ACT Opposition's new member Candice Burch will take on the portfolios of transport and public sector management, under a reshuffle announced on Monday morning. Canberra Liberals' leader Alistair Coe revealed a shake-up of his team ahead of the return of the ACT parliament on February 13. Deputy leader Nicole Lawder's current portfolio of planning 15

4 February 2018 9:13 PM Conservative Cyprus president wins run-off to land second term

Nicosia: Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades won a second five-year term on Sunday as voters gave a thumbs-up to his record in containing an economic meltdown in 2013 and conducting abortive peace talks with the Turkish Cypriots. With all votes counted, the conservative had 56 per cent of the vote against 44 per cent for the leftist-backed Stavros Malas 29

2 February 2018 3:16 AM Queensland school isolates more than 50 students after Gastro outbreak

More than 50 students at a prestigious Gold Coast private school have fallen ill with a gastro bug. The students, mostly boarders, fell ill at The Southport School (TSS) on Thursday, forcing the school to set up beds in a theatre to isolate students from the rest of the school. "More than 50 students at The Southport School have been impacted with symptoms 16

2 February 2018 3:16 AM WA family wins case against PMH after daughter left brain damaged

The family of a WA girl who was left brain damaged while receiving burns treatment could receive millions of dollars after successfully suing the state health service. Sunday Mabior was admitted to Princess Margaret Hospital with scald injuries on December 9, 2005 and two days later was in the intensive care unit, where she suffered lung failure and two heart 13

2 February 2018 12:51 AM Gastro bug hits prestigious Queensland school

A prestigious Gold Coast private school has been hit with a gastro outbreak that's affected 20 students. A number of students, mostly boarders, fell ill at the Southport School (TSS) on Thursday, forcing the school to set up beds in a theatre to isolate students from the rest of the school. None of the students required hospitalisation and all were expected 9

1 February 2018 7:26 AM Driver injured in Mandurah's second police chase in two days

A Pinjarra man who smashed into vehicles when he allegedly drove against traffic to evade police during a pursuit in Falcon, has been taken to hospital with head injuries. Police will allege the man turned into oncoming traffic along Old Coast Road on Thursday afternoon. Officers spotted the man in Falcon about midday and chased his vehicle for about 18