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Nurses shaping the future of schizophrenia care

In light of Schizophrenia Awareness Day, groundbreaking research and a multidisciplinary approach could offer new hope for people living with the condition. Schizophrenia is a complex mental disorder that affects one in a hundred Australians.  While treatment options exist, roughly 10 per ...

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Nurses promoting self-screening cervical cancer

A new project has highlighted the role of nurses in significantly reducing cervical cancer cases in Australia. Globally, cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women, resulting in over 600,000 new cases and 342,000 deaths yearly. Australia has been at ...

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Saliva swab could save lives from cancer

Nurses and other health professionals could be administering saliva swabs in healthcare settings to predict someone's risk of developing cancer in the near future. University of Melbourne researcher Sibel Saya kicked off an Australian-first study earlier this month that could ...

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