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 …

Healthcare, roads and biosecurity major regional winners in 2018 Federal Budget – ABC Rural

Healthcare, roads and biosecurity major regional winners in 2018 Federal Budget – ABC Rural

A focus on improving road and rail transport, better access to health services and strengthening agricultural exports are key budget measures targeted at regional Australians. But with poor connectivity in so many rural places, the number one item on many budget wish-lists, better telecommunications access, has gone unanswered. “In addition …

Healthcare data a growing target for hackers, cybersecurity experts warn – Science News

Healthcare data a growing target for hackers, cybersecurity experts warn – Science News

In 2016 a Californian hospital desperately paid $US17,000 in bitcoin as ransom to a hacker who had seized control of its computer systems. But in making the payment, the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Centre unwittingly helped make the healthcare sector a growing target for hackers, says a leading cybersecurity expert. “They …

The Tasmanian homeless healthcare clinic providing a service to fit its clients

The Tasmanian homeless healthcare clinic providing a service to fit its clients

Updated April 08, 2018 13:14:40 Photo: Ian Bailey had been ill for years before the homeless healthcare clinic ran tests that revealed he had cancer. (ABC News: Rhiannon Shine) If it wasn’t for a chance encounter with a homeless healthcare service, Ian Bailey might be dead. The Hobart man was …