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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet provides two kinds of news items: Indigenous health news and HealthInfoNet news.

The Indigenous health news section outlines events of importance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, but also items that can be of relevance to people working in Indigenous health.

The HealthInfoNet is a very dynamic site, with new material being added on a daily basis. The changes are too numerous to be listed individually, but major and/or important additions are summarised in the HealthInfoNet news section.

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Cardiovascular disease will remain a major contributor to gap in life expectancy

11 September 2014

Date posted: 11 September 2014 The Heart Foundation has said that cardiovascular disease will remain a major contributor to the gap in life expectancy, after the release of a landmark biomedical health survey showed that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have high rates of risk factors for heart disease, including diabetes, kidney disease and high cholesterol.
 

Skin sores research to improve health of children

27 August 2014

Date posted: 27 August 2014 A Northern Territory (NT) based research project investigating alternative and more practical treatments for skin sores (impetigo) is set to benefit the millions of children worldwide who suffer from this infection, as well as Australian Indigenous children, who are disproportionately affected by impetigo.
 

Death more likely for women suffering second heart attack: report

2 July 2014

Female heart attack victims are more likely to die from a second heart attack than their male counterparts, new research has found.
 

Australian Indigenous ClinicalInfoNet survey open

11 April 2014

The Australian Indigenous ClinicalInfoNet is a web resource for primary health care workers to assist in the prevention and management of chronic disease in Indigenous patients.
 

Funding boost for Australian researchers

18 February 2014

The Australian Government today announced $133 million in funding to help Australian researchers find new health treatments and cures.
 
 
Last updated: 2 October 2014
 
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