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Mystery infection that could derail vaccine

A mystery man or woman in Victoria who tested positive for COVID-19 twice is now the subject of intense interest among virus researchers around Australia. Victorian Premier Dan Andrews’ confirmation that medical experts are treating the case as the nation’s first ever reinfection will likely spark international attention. Reports of reinfection with SARS-CoV-2 are rare… Read More »

How New Nutrition Legislation Could Help Cancer Patients and Survivors

When I was completing clinical rotations at a community hospital as a dietetic intern, I remember entering a patient’s room as they had just received a life-altering diagnosis – diabetes, hypertension or cancer. I had 15 minutes to spend with them to talk about nutrition. They were already overwhelmed and in such a short amount… Read More »

Coronavirus could cause 35,000 extra UK cancer deaths, experts warn

Delays to cancer diagnosis and treatment due to coronavirus could cause up to 35,000 excess deaths in the UK within a year in a worst case scenario, research suggests. Up to two million routine breast, bowel and cervical cancer screenings may have been missed. Urgent referrals and treatments have also been delayed or cancelled. Scientists… Read More »