Latest news from the region
RESEARCHERS from the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR) are conducting a comprehensive nationwide study into the prevalence of occupational exposure to carcinogens and the occurrence occupational cancer in Australia.
THE average WA hospital keeps hand hygiene practices above the statewide benchmark for the first time, however several regional hospitals have recorded below average compliance levels.
ACCORDING to Winthrop Professor of Coastal Oceanography Charitha Pattiaratchi, WA isn’t immune to tsunamis.
COLLISION avoidance technology and remote control programming have led to an award-winning mining system being developed in WA.
A STUDY has highlighted the risks of using faster methods of venom immunotherapy (VIT) to prevent allergic reactions to insect bites, suggesting slower, prolonged methods may be safer.
VASCULOGENIC erectile dysfunction (ED) is a novel marker and predictor for future atherosclerotic cardiovascular (CV) events, new research concludes.
GIVEN Chinese supply restrictions and increasing future demand, WA is well positioned on Rare Earth Oxides (REOs).
SOCIAL networking technology is empowering protesters to spread their messages further, organise rapidly and frustrate police attempts to control them.
HIGH levels of homocysteine may not be the causal factor in cognitive and structural impairment of the brain, a study has found.
BEST available evidence clearly indicates that calcium and vitamin D are important players in the regulation of body weight.