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Whooping cough cases are spiking in NSW, Qld

The federal health department has reported an increasing number of whooping cough cases, with 7031 cases recorded in the first five months of this year. About 45 per cent of those cases are in Queensland, and about 40 per cent are in New ...

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Everyone has to be part of cybersecurity, not just IT

The healthcare sector has embraced a range of digital technologies, from interconnected Internet of Things (IoT) devices to advanced telehealth services, all in the pursuit of enhanced patient care. While this has improved accessibility and efficiency, it has also significantly ...

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Endometriosis health issues double in last decade

A 2023 study has found that endometriosis-related hospitalisations in Australian women (people assigned female at birth) have increased to 24 per cent in the decade, and doubled in the 20-24 age bracket from 2012-2022. The Australian Institute of Health and ...

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Covid-19 inquiry should support health sector

The federal government announced its Covid-19 inquiry this month. The enquire aims to analyse Australia's response to the pandemic and make recommendations to improve readiness for possible future pandemics. The final report is due September 2024, and will include a ...

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