Mothers’ ethnicities should should change the way they are monitored in their final weeks of pregnancy, researchers say, with South Asian-born women 27 per cent more likely to experience a stillbirth than their Australian-born counterparts.
The State Government insists Dr Kurien Koshy’s resignation from the Launceston General Hospital is to “advance his career” in Melbourne, not because he raised concerns that were ignored.
A silver-medallist Paralympian wins the women’s title at the Australian Adaptive Surfing competition, just 24 hours after she tried surfing for the first time.
The tremble of Parkinson’s disease as he gripped the handlebars was not going to stop keen cyclist Kevin Weeks riding from Adelaide to Rockhampton in just over three weeks.
A Sydney woman sets up a charity to put all the unwanted hotel toiletries and inflight sleep kits into packs for homeless people in shelters who cannot rely on having basic essentials like a toothbrush.
Hundreds of patients who thought they were allergic to penicillin, perhaps from a childhood experience, are given the all-clear thanks to doctors at Victoria’s first antibiotic allergy testing centre.