Health

Sun 18 Aug 2019

'I died on the road': Crash survivor's harrowing near-fatal

premium_icon 'I died on the road': Crash survivor's harrowing near-fatal

A man was in a coma for eight days after a crash so serious he died on-scene and was revived by ambulance responders. This is his story of recovery.

Flu cases could break record as schools feel the sickness

premium_icon Flu cases could break record as schools feel the sickness

One school has reported more than 30 this season

Sat 17 Aug 2019

Shock find in woman’s tiny ‘pimple’

Shock find in woman’s tiny ‘pimple’

For years a woman had ignored a tiny pimple on her lip. But when it suddenly began to morph into a scab, she knew something was terribly wrong.

Fears of health funding shortfall

premium_icon Fears of health funding shortfall

Fears are growing among Geelong’s leading health experts of a looming funding crisis with Barwon Health joining other public health services in requesting financial...

Fri 16 Aug 2019

Accidental breakthrough stops superbug in its tracks

premium_icon Accidental breakthrough stops superbug in its tracks

Scientists have accidentally discovered the kryptonite that can stop a superbug that causes deadly hospital infections and kills 30 Australian each week.

Dr Mosley: ‘A healthy gut can cure disease’

premium_icon Dr Mosley: ‘A healthy gut can cure disease’

Brain diseases, anxiety and depression may start in your guts. Dr Michael Mosley explains why keeping good bugs in our guts influences the risk of chronic illness.

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