Top Medical News & Ideas This Week

By: MedicalSearch
25 November, 2019

This week: How much sunshine causes melanoma? - Violence against nurses tackled using a virtual hospital visitor - Could a toilet monitor your health? - and more.

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How can GPs best prepare for bushfires in an ‘era of disasters’?

It seems more than half of Australia is either on fire or high alert – and the summer has not even started. The country is facing an ‘era of disasters’ that will see compounding impacts from increasing incidence of bushfires, floods and droughts. -


How much sunshine causes melanoma? It's in your genes

Australian researchers from QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute have shown that 22 different genes help to determine how much sun exposure a person needs to receive before developing melanoma. -


Violence against nurses tackled using virtual hospital visitor Angry Stan

A virtual hospital visitor is being used to confront nursing students to help them deal with real cases of abuse and violence in the workplace. -


6 ways to rejuvenate after a rough shift

It’s been a shocker of a shift. Right now you just want to go home, slip under your doona and shut out the world. But what are some perhaps more helpful ways to deal with the impact of a rough shift? -


Could a toilet monitor your health?

A team of metabolism scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Morgridge Institute for Research are working to drive forward personalised medicine using the metabolic health information contained in urine. -


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