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Mon 18 Apr 2016 | 12:15 PM
The prevalence of children at risk of anaphylaxis has increased 41 per cent over a six year period in schools across Victoria. The Murdoch Children's Research Institute study analysed statewide surveys from over 1500 government schools including more than 550,000 students. They found the prevalence of students at risk of anaphylaxis increased from 0.98 per cent in 2009 to 1.38 per cent in 2014.
Diabetes a global health concern
Research News
Wed 6 Apr 2016 | 03:45 PM
Every year, the World Health Organization selects a priority area of global public health concern as the theme for World Health Day, which falls on 7 April each year. In 2016, diabetes has been recognised as a chronic disease impacting the lives of Australians and millions of people worldwide.