Alice Springs senior uses survival skills to spend relatively comfortable night lost in desert

Alice Springs senior uses survival skills to spend relatively comfortable night lost in desert

Posted April 11, 2018 13:07:17 Photo: Rose was located after search-and-rescue teams swept the area early the next morning. (Supplied: NT Police, Fire and Emergency Services) A 69-year-old woman who set off for a self-described “adventure before dementia” says she didn’t expect it to become so literal after spending the …

Living with the locals: Six extraordinary first contact stories of friendship and survival – RN

Living with the locals: Six extraordinary first contact stories of friendship and survival – RN

Updated April 06, 2018 07:48:12 External Link: An animated video exploring the story of James Morrill, who lived with Indigenous people for 17 years Related Story: Stan Grant: The real journey Captain Cook set us on is between catastrophe and survival Not all stories of first contact between European settlers …

Drug combination doubles survival rate for some cancer patients without chemotherapy

Drug combination doubles survival rate for some cancer patients without chemotherapy

Updated April 05, 2018 19:08:39 Photo: Sharon Golowka.is now cancer-free thanks to the combination drug treatment. (ABC News: Nicole Asher) A breakthrough in chemotherapy-free cancer treatment by Melbourne researchers has doubled the survival rate of patients with some forms of blood cancer. Scientists at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and …