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Golden staph infections rising in Victoria, WA

The rate of golden staph infections is on the rise in Victoria and Western Australia, with men and older Aussies more likely to fall victim, research reveals. Doherty Institute experts found Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections acquired in the community had ...

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Baby Boomers increasingly hitting the bottle

Scientists have highlighted what they believe is a worrying new trend of more older Aussies drinking alcohol at “potentially problematic levels”. Not only is there an increase in the number of older drinkers in the past year, but more are ...

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Colorectal cancer deaths to rise: study

Death rates from a form of colorectal cancer are predicted to increase by almost 60 per cent in Australia by 2035, a study shows. The global study, published in the International Journal of Cancer on Wednesday, predicts death rates from ...

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