Tag Archives: National Health and Medical Research Council

Guidelines for Australia’s ‘national cancer’ updated

Australians with keratinocyte (non-melanoma) skin cancers will benefit from the release of new clinical guidelines launched this week, providing the latest advice on prevention, diagnosis and treatment. The long awaited new `Clinical practice guidelines for keratinocyte cancer (basal cell carcinoma and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma)’ commissioned by the federal government’s …

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Stillbirths reduction aim of Baby Bundle

A package of education and awareness measures designed to reduce rates of stillbirth will soon be available for health professionals and pregnant women across Australia. Hospitals in selected areas will receive the ‘Safer Baby Bundle’, developed principally by the Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) in Stillbirth at the University of …

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Dementia funds hailed but now for priority status: DA

The federal government will provide $21m to 13 research projects that focus on the risk and reduction, prevention and tracking of dementia. Reportedly, the total investment under the National Health and Medical Research Council’s Boosting Dementia Research Grant scheme is said to have reached its $200m allocation. According to Dementia …

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