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Portrait of Dr Chris Blyth

Study finds fear foils flu-prevention efforts

Misguided beliefs about the safety of influenza vaccination are undermining public health efforts to prevent influenza-related illness...
Dr Melita Cirillo

Researcher in cell bid to stem blood disorder

A Royal Perth Hospital researcher investigating the potential of using adult stem cells to treat one of the most common blood disorders...
landscape photo of the Ralph and Patricia Sarich research institute

Institute ready for research

The Ralph and Patricia Sarich Neuroscience Research Institute (SNRI) at Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) Medical Centre was officially opened by Her Excellency...
Luke DeGroot watching an ocean setting on a 3d television while in hospital

3D fun helps children at Joondalup

The introduction of Telethon funded 3D distraction technology at Joondalup Health Campus (JHC) is helping improve the experience...
Stay safe you mob

New campaign to combat rising number of sexually transmitted infections

Aboriginal youth are the focus of a new campaign that aims to reduce the rate of sexually transmitted infection rates.