Latest news from the region
RESEARCHING are urging a more cohesive approach to dental health in rural and remote WA after finding disturbing levels of tooth decay among preschoolers.
THE Western Australian government last month announced a new marine park to be established at Camden Sound off the Kimberley coast.
INSECTS may form a sustainable, nutritious alternative to meat in the effort to keep food production in pace with the planet’s booming population.
Researchers at Curtin University and the Centre for Health Initiatives (CHI), University of Wollongong, have sounded the alarm bell on potential health risks associated with point-of-sale (POS) alcohol advertising.
THE Telethon Institute for Child Health Research in Perth is currently participating in the world-first development of an asthma vaccine, after finding mounting evidence the disease’s establishment appears to be consequential of viral respiratory infections.
A TEAM of Perth researchers is causing a major rethink on geological history after a study showed major iron formations in Australia, about 1.8 billion to 1.9 billion years old, were synchronous with those found in North America.
MARINE biologist Dr Barry Wilson has proposed a theory to explain the formation of the Kimberley’s fringing coral reefs.
PATIENTS suffering from spinal cord injury may soon find help in the form of stem cells drawn from their own bone marrow, thanks to a research project from the University of Western Australia.
HEALTH and refugee groups continue to await the Commonwealth Ombudsman’s investigation into detainee self-harm, originally expected in April 2012.
THE berries of Grevillea pyramidalis ssp. Leucadendron have caused severe skin burns to children in remote Aboriginal communities.