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Federal Government promises more funding for vaccination campaigns as research shows parents still worrying

Federal Health Minister, The Hon. Greg Hunt MP, announced this weekend, Saturday April 22, 2017, that the Government would be rolling out a new AUD$5.5m immunisation awareness campaign with the aim of encouraging parents and carers to get their children vaccinated. While general vaccination rates in Australian children are good and range between 90 to…

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Scientists seeking Australian volunteers for groundbreaking genetics of depression study – April 3, 2017

Next Tuesday, April 4, 2017, Australian scientists will call for adults who have been treated for clinical depression, to volunteer for the world’s largest and most rigorous genetic investigation into the illness to date. The Australian Genetics of Depression Study is the local arm of a groundbreaking international scientific collaboration designed to detect genetic factors…

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