Queensland Grapples to Sustain Spike in Type- 2 Diabetes

Queensland Grapples to Sustain Spike in Type- 2 Diabetes

It seems that the epidemic of Type-2 diabetes has caught the turf of Queensland now, as a recent report has sent shockers in contours of the society by claiming that the incidence rate of Type-2 diabetes in Queensland has escalated by a glaring double rate as compared to the national rate.

Genes Responsible for Increasing the Risk to Skin Cancer: Study


A recent research conducted by the researchers from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) has found a gene responsible for the difference in the susceptibility to melanoma form of skin cancer among people.

Queensland Hospitals Suffering From Ambulance Ramping


Waiting has become standard protocol for Queensland Hospitals. In recent incident, almost 18 ambulances were filled up with patients for over five hours before they could be checked by the doctor due to bed shortage.

Queensland Health Confirms Four Cases of Meningococcal Disease

Meningococcal Disease

Queensland Health confirms cases of meningococcal disease in the region, after the death of a student of a university. The department revealed that two more cases of meningococcal disease have been confirmed in Townsville and one person has contracted the disease in Cairns.

Queensland Health Issues Letters Seeking Pay Back from Staff

Queensland Health

Following one of the major technical glitches in Queensland Health payroll system last year, the entire system has been upgraded to prune the previous discrepancies now. With this, letters are being issued to a large number of staff members to claim the overpayment made at that difficult time.