Budget 2018: Boost for clinical trials as patients speak about life as human guinea pigs

Budget 2018: Boost for clinical trials as patients speak about life as human guinea pigs

Posted May 13, 2018 04:48:55 For people with chronic or incurable conditions, there’s only one thing scarier than the experimental treatments involved in a clinical trial — getting the placebo. When faced with the prospect of a life plagued by burdensome pain or an early death, the promise of a …

China’s first home-built aircraft carrier begins sea trials as country looks to modernise its military – China power

China’s first home-built aircraft carrier begins sea trials as country looks to modernise its military – China power

Updated May 13, 2018 16:00:15 Photo: The carrier is not expected to enter service until 2020, Chinese military experts told state media. (Xinhua: Li Gang) China’s first domestically developed aircraft carrier has left its north-eastern port to begin sea trials, state media said — Beijing’s latest milestone in efforts to …

Cardinal George Pell likely to face two separate trials on historical sexual offence charges

Cardinal George Pell likely to face two separate trials on historical sexual offence charges

Updated May 02, 2018 10:24:41 Photo: Cardinal Geroge Pell was committed to stand trial on Tuesday. (AAP: Daniel Pockett) Related Story: Cardinal George Pell to stand trial on historical sexual offence charges Cardinal George Pell is likely to face two separate trials as he fights historical sexual offence charges. The …

Pill testing at music festivals will save lives, politicians say after Groovin the Moo trials

Pill testing at music festivals will save lives, politicians say after Groovin the Moo trials

Updated May 01, 2018 06:07:52 Politicians from across the divide say more pill testing trials at music festivals will save lives. “How many funerals do we have to go to of people that have taken these substances and found out they’re not what they’re sold?” federal Liberal backbencher Warren Entsch …

99-year-old swimmer breaks 50m freestyle world record at Gold Coast trials

99-year-old swimmer breaks 50m freestyle world record at Gold Coast trials

Updated March 02, 2018 11:06:59 Photo: George Corones, 99, completed the 50m freestyle swim in 56.12 seconds. (Facebook: Australian Dolphins Swim Team) External Link: Brisbane swimmer George Corones has broken two world records before his 95th birthday. A swimming world record has been broken at the Commonwealth Games trials on …

Ariarne Titmus is the rising star at the Commonwealth Games swimming trials

Ariarne Titmus is the rising star at the Commonwealth Games swimming trials

Updated March 02, 2018 12:12:34 Photo: Titmus’s coach won’t be impressed until she starts winning at international meets. There’s tough love … and then there’s what coach Dean Boxall provides to Australian swimming’s rising star Ariarne Titmus. But it seems to be working. Teenager “Arnie” Titmus — dubbed The Terminator …