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 …

Ireland’s Kevin O’Brien grabs his country’s first Test century, as Irish hit back against Pakistan

Ireland’s Kevin O’Brien grabs his country’s first Test century, as Irish hit back against Pakistan

Updated May 15, 2018 10:08:16 Photo: Ireland staged a fightback against Pakistan on day four of their first-ever Test, thanks to centurion Kevin O’Brien (L). (AP / PA: Niall Carson) Related Story: Ireland’s Test debut after 144-year wait ruined by wet weather He was there when Ireland beat Pakistan at …

UK citizenship test: Does Meghan Markle know enough to become a British citizen?

UK citizenship test: Does Meghan Markle know enough to become a British citizen?

Updated May 14, 2018 17:49:45 Photo: Meghan Markle will have to study up before she becomes a UK citizen. (Source: Instagram/Meghan Markle) Meghan Markle will become part of the Royal family when she marries Prince Harry this weekend but the American actor will have to pass a test before she …

North Korean nuclear test had energy of 10 Nagasaki bombs and moved mountain, geophysicists say – Science News

North Korean nuclear test had energy of 10 Nagasaki bombs and moved mountain, geophysicists say – Science News

An underground North Korean nuclear test in September last year exploded with 10 times the energy of the atomic bomb that exploded over Nagasaki in 1945. It also caused parts of the overlying mountain peak to sink by half a metre and shift about 3.5 metres south. key points Key …

North Korea to hold ‘ceremony’ for dismantling nuclear test site this month

North Korea to hold ‘ceremony’ for dismantling nuclear test site this month

Updated May 13, 2018 07:09:16 Photo: North Korea has pledged to end its nuclear testing. (AP/KCNA) North Korea has said it will invite international journalists to witness the dismantlement of its nuclear test site and explosive demolition of the site’s tunnel system later this month, according to state media. Key …

North Korea to dismantle nuclear test site

North Korea to dismantle nuclear test site

North Korea has scheduled the dismantlement of its nuclear test site for sometime between May 23 and 25, depending on weather conditions, in order to uphold its previous pledge to discontinue nuclear tests, state media has reported. The country’s central news agency said the dismantlement of the nuclear test ground …

Ireland’s introduction to Test cricket after 144-year wait ruined by rain

Ireland’s introduction to Test cricket after 144-year wait ruined by rain

Posted May 12, 2018 13:32:32 Photo: More than 5,000 tickets were sold for Ireland’s first day of cricket but not a ball was bowled. (Reuters: Clodagh Kilcoyne) Related Story: Irish cricket on verge of Test status Ireland has had a wet welcome to Test cricket with the opening day of …

Food safety: Are the sniff test, the five-second rule and rare burgers safe?

Food safety: Are the sniff test, the five-second rule and rare burgers safe?

Posted May 10, 2018 12:58:41 Photo: All minced, rolled, stuffed, tenderised and similar types of meat (including burgers) need to be cooked right through. (Supplied: (Yelp) Noah E) There are many rules in food safety lore, some that have a basis in fact, and some that are purely grounded in …

Indian cricket board rules out day-night Test match at Adelaide Oval

Indian cricket board rules out day-night Test match at Adelaide Oval

Posted May 08, 2018 15:52:22 Photo: Adelaide Oval hosted the first day-night Test in 2015. (AP Photo: Rick Rycroft) Related Story: Day-night India Test still up in the air as summer schedule revealed Related Story: India set to allow DRS for Australia series India’s cricket board has a reputation for …

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 …