SA Health blood test delays and lost results blamed on new computer system

SA Health blood test delays and lost results blamed on new computer system

Posted May 16, 2018 12:51:31 SA Health has employed 30 extra staff and launched a taskforce to investigate blood tests being delayed and even lost because of a new computer system. Key points SA Health blood test results are being delayed or lost New computer system blamed 30 extra staff …

New blood test brings hope to women with life-threatening pregnancy condition pre-eclampsia

New blood test brings hope to women with life-threatening pregnancy condition pre-eclampsia

Posted May 03, 2018 17:35:29 Photo: Ella Smith was born at 26 weeks after her mother developed pre-eclampsia. (Supplied: Royal Women’s Hospital) Related Story: Reflux drug Nexium could help treat deadly pre-eclampsia Medical experts say a new blood test that can predict who will develop the potentially deadly pregnancy disorder …

Parechovirus cases on the rise causing brain and blood infections in young children

Parechovirus cases on the rise causing brain and blood infections in young children

Posted April 30, 2018 15:55:44 Photo: Alec McDonald’s condition has improved, but he undergoes regular testing to ensure there are no lasting effects from his brush with parechovirus. (Supplied) Medical researchers are calling for better monitoring of the potentially deadly human parechovirus which can cause brain and blood infections in …

Kelmscott family feud leaves elderly man dead, wife critical as man ‘covered in blood’ arrested

Kelmscott family feud leaves elderly man dead, wife critical as man ‘covered in blood’ arrested

Updated April 27, 2018 15:27:55 Photo: Police were called to the Kelmscott home early on Friday morning. (ABC News: James Carmody) A man aged in his 70s has been killed and his elderly wife left critically injured after a violent domestic dispute in the southern Perth suburb of Kelmscott that …

Battle for ‘Blood and Guts’: Son’s fight to raise the Red Duster in honour of POW dad

Battle for ‘Blood and Guts’: Son’s fight to raise the Red Duster in honour of POW dad

Posted April 24, 2018 12:58:26 Photo: John Randall is fighting to have the Red Ensign recognised as Australia’s official national flag. (ABC Far North: Brendan Mounter) Related Story: ‘It just looked like confetti’: The mission to restore Australia’s first flag Related Story: Three Australian POWs share their stories of the …

Former US president George HW Bush hospitalised with blood infection after wife Barbara Bush’s funeral

Former US president George HW Bush hospitalised with blood infection after wife Barbara Bush’s funeral

Updated April 24, 2018 12:07:49 Photo: George HW Bush is pushed by his son at Barabra Bush’s funeral just days before the former US president was hospitalised. (AP: David J Phillip) Related Story: Barbara Bush remembered as family’s ‘enforcer’ Former US president George HW Bush is being treated for an …

Indigenous mining town residents demand blood tests after lead found in water

Indigenous mining town residents demand blood tests after lead found in water

Updated April 21, 2018 13:06:01 Photo: In 2014, fish and cattle in the region were contaminated by a nearby lead-zinc operation. (ABC News: Jane Bardon) Related Story: ‘It’s scaring us’: Locals fear for environment as Glencore pushes to expand burning mine Related Story: McArthur River Mine dumps toxic waste at …

Give blood this weekend and help keep hospitals supplied over Easter

Give blood this weekend and help keep hospitals supplied over Easter

Posted March 28, 2018 14:20:00 Photo: Giving blood allows Justin Mansillas to take a break from his demanding job. (ABC Radio Perth: Emma Wynne) Many people spend the Easter weekend relaxing and indulging in chocolate, but the Red Cross hopes a few thousand Australians will give up an hour of …

Blood erupts from Russian weightlifter’s nose during near half-tonne deadlift

Blood erupts from Russian weightlifter’s nose during near half-tonne deadlift

Updated March 06, 2018 19:24:58 Video: Mikhail Shivlyakov managed to complete the lift and take a bow before wiping the blood away. (ABC News) Blood has erupted from the nose of a Russian weightlifter lifting more than 400 kilograms during a competition in the United States. Warning: Graphic content Photo: …