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Medical cannabis to be trialled as skin cancer therapy

Australian researchers are set to begin a medical-grade cannabis therapy trial for melanoma patients after receiving $1 million in funding. The collaboration between the University of Canberra and Israel-based pharmaceutical company Cann Pharmaceutical aims to produce a novel combination therapy ...

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Workers, community members sound off on aged care

Health professionals and community members have listed increasing government funding and implementing regulated nurse ratios as steps that should be taken to improve aged care. The calls come from the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation’s phone-in and online questionnaire in ...

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Marijuana use and pre-term birth linked: study

Experts have warned women against using marijuana whilst pregnant, following research that has linked its use with pre-term pregnancy. The international research, led by the University of Adelaide, looked at data from more than 5500 pregnant women from Australia, New ...

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