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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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Technique targets brain to stop falls

Australian researchers are exploring whether stimulating connections in a person's brain will help prevent them from falling over when they get older. National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) early-career research fellow Dr Ann-Maree Vallence – with funding from the NHMRC, ...

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