Gestational diabetes app helps healthcare workers keep a close eye on pregnant women

Gestational diabetes app helps healthcare workers keep a close eye on pregnant women

Posted May 10, 2018 05:11:32 Photo: If left untreated, the disease can be deadly and has the potential to cause premature birth, overweight babies and pre-eclampsia. (Unsplash.com: Janko Ferlic, CC-0) A smartphone app, developed by Australian scientists and health workers, is helping Queensland mothers-to-be protect themselves and their babies from …

US withdrawal from Iran deal drives Wall Street and oil prices, Australian investors eye budget wash-up

US withdrawal from Iran deal drives Wall Street and oil prices, Australian investors eye budget wash-up

Updated May 09, 2018 09:46:45 Photo: Donald Trump said the US would impose “the highest level of economic sanctions” on Iran. (Reuters: Jonathan Ernst) Stocks on Wall Street have recovered from earlier losses as US President Donald Trump announced the United States would pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, …

How Queer Eye is refashioning the English language – RN

How Queer Eye is refashioning the English language – RN

Updated April 26, 2018 08:46:52 Photo: Like many reality television properties, Queer Eye provides a snapshot into language change. (Getty Images: Emma McIntye) Audio: Why the new Queer Eye reboot will make you cry (Screen Queen) Related Link: Talking TV, A Fantastic Woman, Genre Busting and Barbara When Queer Eye …

Decision to remove flogging from public eye in Indonesia’s Aceh draws Islamist resistance

Decision to remove flogging from public eye in Indonesia’s Aceh draws Islamist resistance

By Iffah Nur Arifah Posted April 23, 2018 16:20:15 Photo: Under the new rules only journalists and adults can witness the punishment inside private prisons. (Supplied, File) The decision of the Aceh Provincial Government in Indonesia to move flogging from public into more closed spaces has drawn resistance from the …

Echo Falls winemaker sold to private equity firm with eye on China | Business

The US private equity firm Carlyle Group has agreed to buy the Australian wine producer behind the Hardys and Echo Falls labels for A$1bn (£547m) as it hopes to capitalise on China’s growing thirst for wine. Accolade is the biggest wine company by volume in both Australia and the UK, …

Commonwealth Games: Cate Campbell ups the ante on the Gold Coast with an eye to Tokyo

Commonwealth Games: Cate Campbell ups the ante on the Gold Coast with an eye to Tokyo

Posted April 04, 2018 07:24:06 Photo: Cate Campbell at a training session in Southport in the build-up to the Commonwealth Games. (AAP: Dave Hunt) Competing in fun runs and triathlons may sound like the routine of the recreational athlete, but for an elite swimmer like Cate Campbell these are part …

Flying doctors call for funding increase after ‘eye opening’ report into heart health

Flying doctors call for funding increase after ‘eye opening’ report into heart health

Updated March 28, 2018 12:08:35 Millions of regional Australians love life on the land but country living could be leading to serious heartache. Regional Australians are 1.6 times more likely to be hospitalised due to heart disease compared to their city counterparts, new research by the Royal Flying Doctor Service …

Teenagers bash man with poles in South Melbourne, breaking his eye socket

Teenagers bash man with poles in South Melbourne, breaking his eye socket

Posted March 24, 2018 11:05:45 Photo: Police are searching for the teenagers, who are believed to be aged between 16 and 18. (Supplied: Victoria Police) Map: South Melbourne 3205 Police are searching for seven teenagers who bashed a man in South Melbourne with poles after demanding he hand over money. …