Australia Covid live update: NSW records 239 new cases as Queensland reports nine; 4.5m vaccine doses administered nationwide in July
Australia administers4.5m vaccine doses in July, Prof Michael Kidd says. Queensland reportsnine new cases of Covid-19 as three million people across the state begin their first full day in lockdown;Victoria records four new local cases. Follow all the day ’s newsNSW reports 239 new cases and seven ICU patients in their 20sNSW restrictions;NSW hotspots;Qld Covid hotspots;Qld restrictionsOther restrictions:Vic;SA;border restrictionsHow do you convince someone to get vaccinated?‘A lottery who ends up in hospital’: Australian Covid survivors speak outVaccine rollout tracker;get our free news app;get our morni...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 1, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Justine Landis-Hanley (now) and Calla Wahlquist (earlier) Tags: Gladys Berejiklian Queensland Brisbane Sydney Melbourne Coronavirus Australia news Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science Health New South Wales New South Wales politics Victoria Source Type: news

Sky News Australia banned from YouTube for seven days over Covid misinformation
Digital giant issues strike after channel posted videos denying the existence of disease and encouraging people to use discredited medicationFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updatesVaccine rollout tracker;get our free news app;get our morning email briefingSky News Australia has been banned from uploading content to YouTube for seven days after violating its medical misinformation policies by posting numerous videos which denied the existence of Covid-19 or encouraged people to use hydroxychloroquine or ivermectin.The ban was imposed by the digital giant on Thursday afternoon, the day after theDaily Telegraph ende...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 1, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Amanda Meade Tags: Australian media Australia news Sky News Australia Coronavirus Infectious diseases Science Medical research YouTube Health Source Type: news

"Does that mean I can't use my phone to pay when I'm in the Maccas drive thru?": Younger drivers' uncertainty and attitude toward smartphone law and punishment - Kaviani F, Benier K, Robards B, Young KL, Koppel S.
This study employed a mixed methods approach (a survey [n  = 2,774] and focus groups [n = 16]) to understand the perceptions of younger drivers (18-25) on current smartphone laws in the Australian state of Victoria. First, by analysing quantitative data... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

NSW reports 210 cases as protesters a no-show; Queensland announces snap lockdown – as it happened
New South Wales records210 new locally acquired cases of coronavirus –two-thirds in people under 40– as police set upexclusion zone over anti-lockdown protest;Queensland locks down 11 LGAs from 4pm today aftersix new cases. Follow the latest newsQueensland snap lockdown: latest restrictions explainedState v state: war of words heats up over Sydney and Melbourne lockdownsFrom social distancing bracelets to vaccine priority: how NSW supermarkets are tackling CovidNSW restrictions;NSW hotspots;border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker;get our free news app;get our morning email briefing8.54amBSTWe ’ll leave...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 31, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Luke Henriques-Gomes (now) and Royce Kurmelovs (earlier) Tags: Australia news Coronavirus Infectious diseases Science Health Australian politics Source Type: news

NSW Covid outbreak: death toll rises as two-thirds of 210 new cases under 40
Man in his 60s dies at home in south-west Sydney as state reports new locally acquired casesFollow our coronavirus live blogState v state: war of words heats up over Sydney and Melbourne lockdownsFrom social distancing bracelets to vaccine priority: how NSW supermarkets are tackling CovidNSW restrictions;NSW hotspots;border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker;get our free news app;get our morning email briefingThe death toll from the New South Wales coronavirus outbreak has risen to 14 after the death of a man at his home in south-west Sydney.The news came as NSW reported 210 new locally acquired cases of Covid-19 on Satur...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 31, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Royce Kurmelovs Tags: New South Wales Australia news Coronavirus Infectious diseases Science Health Victoria Sydney Source Type: news

Covid Australia live news update: NSW reports 210 cases as police try to block protest; Queensland announces snap lockdown
New South Wales records210 new locally acquired coronavirus cases– two-thirds in people aged under 40 – as police set upexclusion zoneover anti-lockdown protest;Queensland locks down 11 LGAs from 4pm today aftersix new cases. Follow latest newsQueensland snap lockdown: latest restrictions explainedState v state: war of words heats up over Sydney and Melbourne lockdownsFrom social distancing bracelets to vaccine priority: how NSW supermarkets are tackling CovidNSW restrictions;NSW hotspots;border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker;get our free news app;get our morning email briefing5.29amBSTACT COVID-19 updateS...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 31, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Luke Henriques-Gomes (now) and Royce Kurmelovs (earlier) Tags: Australia news Coronavirus Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

Queensland Covid lockdown: ‘enormous number’ of hotspots expected after six new cases
Eleven LGAs locked down from 4pm on Saturday as deputy premier says state must ‘go hard and go early’Follow our coronavirus live blogQld Covid restrictions and lockdown: Brisbane and regional Queensland coronavirus rules explainedState v state: war of words heats up over Sydney and Melbourne lockdownsVaccine rollout tracker;get our free news app;get our morning email briefingSouth-east Queensland will enter its strictest lockdown of the pandemic for three days, starting at 4pm on Saturday, after the state recorded six new locally acquired cases of Covid-19.The stay-at-home orders will apply across 11 local gove...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 31, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Luke Henriques-Gomes Tags: Queensland Coronavirus Australia news Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

Can Australia fix its CovidSafe app and turn the pandemic into a ‘pingdemic’?
The Australian government is refusing to adopt technology used overseas that could speed up notification of close contactsThe federal government is in discussions to tweak its CovidSafe app to pick up more fleeting contacts due to the more infectious Delta variant, but is refusing to adopt technology used overseas that could speed up notification of close contacts.As England and Wales experience what is being called a“pingdemic”– with more than 600,000 isolation alerts sent to users of its NHS app in one week earlier this month – Australia’s CovidSafe app has managed to identify just 17 close ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 30, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Josh Taylor Tags: Coronavirus Technology Australia news Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

Self-harm and suicidality among three subgroups of male sex offenders: results from an Australian prisoner cohort - Gullotta M, Greenberg D, Albalawi O, Adily A, Karminia A, Knight L, Ellis A, Butler TG.
This study examines the characteristics, prevalence, and predictors of s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

AI-powered digital clinic app launched in Australia
The mobile health platform serves as an " integrated virtual clinic " . (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 30, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Are UN ’s Sustainable Development Goals in the Doldrums Due to the Corona Virus?
A Somali resident sells meat at a market in Hudur, where food shortages continue to cause suffering. Meanwhile, between 720 and 811 million people in the world faced hunger in 2020 – some 161 million more than for 2019 – the UN Secretary-General said July 12; “new, tragic data”, which indicates the world is “tremendously off track” to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Credit: UN Photo/Tobin JonesBy Jan Servaes and Muhammad Jameel Yusha'uBRUSSELS, Belgium / JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Jul 30 2021 (IPS) A short answer to this question is yes, but it is obvious and predict...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Servaes - Muhammad Jameel Yusha Tags: Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Inequity IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Coronavirus latest: Australia will ease restrictions once 70% of adults are fully vaccinated, says PM
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 30, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roundup: Qantas to rollout IATA Travel Pass, iXensor launches COVID-19 data management platform and more briefs
Also, an Australian software startup will incorporate its scheduling solution into the American telehealth platform FaceMyDoc. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 30, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Health insurance cards connect to Apple Wallet in Australia
Health fund members of four Australian insurance firms can now make claims at any HICAPS terminal in the country by tapping their iPhone or Apple smartwatch. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 30, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Lupin acquires Australia's Southern Cross Pharma
As a part of the transaction, Lupin's Australia subsidiary Generic Health will gain access to over 60 registered products having sales of over $22 million. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - July 30, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Lupin to acquire Australia-based Southern Cross Pharma
Generic Health, the Australia based wholly-owned subsidiary of Lupin, has entered into a definitive agreement under which Lupin will acquire 100 per cent of the shares of Southern Cross Pharma Pty Ltd (SCP), Lupin said in a regulatory filing. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - July 30, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sydney extends lockdown as post-vaccine coronavirus outbreak surges
(Natural News) Sydney, Australia’s largest city, has just extended its Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown by another four weeks. This makes what was originally intended to be a “snap lockdown” one of the country’s longest since the pandemic began. The lockdown extension was announced for the city of five million people on Wednesday, July 28. Authorities... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Volpara nets new FDA clearance
Breast imaging software developer Volpara Solutions has received U.S. Food an...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Volpara acquires risk assessment firm CRA Health Volpara seals deal for breast screening in Australia Volpara inks US Radiology contract Volpara partners with DetectED-X for online training Volpara tool lets docs add images to density letters (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 29, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Evaluation of intravenous to oral antimicrobial switch at a hospital with a tightly regulated antimicrobial stewardship program
Australian study (n=107) found a median duration of IV therapy of 3 days, with timely IV-oral switch occurring in 57% of patients. Authors state excessive IV antimicrobial duration was uncommon, but total duration of antibiotic therapy was identified as a target (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Police call in army to help enforce new lockdown rules – as it happened
New exposure sites from Victoria mystery case;lockdown rules change as NSW ’s Delta outbreak death tollrises to 13, witha record 239 local cases reported. This blog is now closedWill Sydney ’s lockdown work and how different are restrictions to Melbourne’s ‘ring of steel’?NSW Covid news wrap;Morrison ’s pivot from ‘it’s not a race’ to ‘go for gold’;Prolonged lockdown could tip Australia into another recessionRestrictions:NSW;Vic;Qld;SA;border restrictionsHotspots:NSW map;Vic list;Qld;SAVaccine rollout tracker;get our free news app;get our morning email brief...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 29, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Naaman Zhou (now) and Matilda Boseley (earlier) Tags: Australia news Coronavirus Scott Morrison Gladys Berejiklian Sydney Melbourne Queensland Health Infectious diseases Science World news Vaccines and immunisation Australian politics Source Type: news

NSW police call in army to help enforce new lockdown rules – as it happened
New exposure sites from Victoria mystery case;lockdown rules change as NSW ’s Delta outbreak death tollrises to 13, witha record 239 local cases reported. This blog is now closedWill Sydney ’s lockdown work and how different are restrictions to Melbourne’s ‘ring of steel’?NSW Covid news wrap;Morrison ’s pivot from ‘it’s not a race’ to ‘go for gold’;Prolonged lockdown could tip Australia into another recessionRestrictions:NSW;Vic;Qld;SA;border restrictionsHotspots:NSW map;Vic list;Qld;SAVaccine rollout tracker;get our free news app;get our morning email brief...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 29, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Naaman Zhou (now) and Matilda Boseley (earlier) Tags: Australia news Coronavirus Scott Morrison Gladys Berejiklian Sydney Melbourne Queensland Health Infectious diseases Science World news Vaccines and immunisation Australian politics Source Type: news

Australia's largest city seeks military help as daily COVID-19 cases hit new record
Australia's biggest city Sydney posted a record one-day rise in local COVID-19 cases on Thursday and warned the outbreak would get worse, as authorities sought military help to enforce a lockdown of six million people poised to enter its sixth week. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Covid-19 latest updates: Rich countries with low vaccination rates take a second look at Oxford-AstraZeneca shot
Australia and Japan, which had generally preferred using messenger RNA vaccines, could soon be set to make larger use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca shot. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Bryan Pietsch Source Type: news

Swimming Live: Caeleb Dressel and Bobby Finke Win Gold, Olympic Records and Results
Zac Stubblety-Cook of Australia set an Olympic record in the 200-meter breaststroke. Bobby Finke of the United States won gold in the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Australia insists on using FALSE coronavirus tests that cost $1 billion in tax money
(Natural News) Australia has insisted on using polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests to find people positive for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). With PCR tests costing as high as 85 Australian dollars per person, Canberra has spent more than AU$1 billion (US$738 million) for this alone. While rapid antigen tests are much cheaper and display results... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evaluating risk and protective factors for suicidality and self-harm in Australian adolescents with traditional bullying and cyberbullying victimizations - Islam MI, Yunus FM, Kabir E, Khanam R.
PURPOSE: To identify and compare important risk and protective factors associated with suicidality and self-harm among traditional bullying and cyberbullying victims aged 14-17-years in Australia. DESIGN: Cross-sectional population-based study. SET... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Trends in Victorian burn injuries 2008-2017 - Cleland H, Fernando DT, Gabbe BJ.
OBJECTIVES: To describe incidence and characteristics of hospital presentations and deaths due to burn injury in the Australian state of Victoria from 2008 to 2017 and identify trends in incidence and patterns. METHODS: Three population-based datas... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Asia Today: Sydney lockdown extended, record cases in SKorea
Australia’s largest city Sydney will remain in lockdown for another month (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The incredible true story of the cancer patient who didn ’t have cancer | Ranjana Srivastava
People deserve better than a never-ending stream of unproven practices dangled before them in the guise of hopeTen years ago a desperate young woman walked into my office and declared: “I need your help. I am dying of cancer.”Her story was incredible. At an integrative medicine seminar she had won a special blood test as a door prize. Thinking of having some bloods done anyway, she had taken advantage of the free offer, only to receive a call telling her she had cancer. It was only after an expensive course of intravenous vitamins that her sceptical cousin asked why no one had at least ordered a CT scan to find...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 28, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Ranjana Srivastava Tags: Cancer Health Doctors Medical research Australia news Source Type: news

Daily Mail Australia editor Barclay Crawford admits to directing his writing staff to ridicule "anti-vaxxers"
(Natural News) A leaked video is circulating on alternative social media that exposes Barclay Crawford, editor for the Daily Mail Australia, as a vaccine propagandist who specifically instructed his staff to ridicule “anti-vaxxers” in their articles. The video – watch below – shows Crawford participating in a virtual meeting with staff members, some of whom... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patterns of psychiatric admission in Australian pregnant and childbearing women - Austin MP, Ambrosi TL, Reilly N, Croft M, Hutchinson J, Donnolley N, Mihalopoulos C, Chatterton ML, Chambers GM, Sullivan E, Knox C, Xu F, Highet N, Morgan VA.
PURPOSE: The early postnatal period is a time of increased risk for psychiatric admission. However, there is scope to further examine if this increase in risk extends to the entire perinatal period (pregnancy and first postnatal year), and how it compares ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A rapid review of burns first aid guidelines: is there consistency across international guidelines? - McLure M, Macneil F, Wood FM, Cuttle L, Eastwood K, Bray J, Tracy LM.
We conducted a rapid review of current international and Australian/New Zealand guidelines on first aid for burns to identify any critical variation and any recent major changes in the literature that would warrant a significant change to current recommend... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Two sports, two systems, one goal: a comparative study of concussion policies and practices of the Australian Football League and Hockey Canada - Greenhow A, Doherty A.
Concussion in sport is today regarded as both a public health issue and high profile injury concern in many contact and collision sports. This paper undertakes a comparative review of the current policies and practices of two high profile national sporting... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

USWNT gets ugly tie against Australia to advance at 2021 Tokyo Olympics
Team USA has advanced to the knockout stage in women’s soccer at the Tokyo Olympics, despite sleepily and sloppily winning just one of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

United States vs. Australia - Football Match Report - July 27, 2021
Get a report of the United States vs. Australia 2020 Olympic Women's Soccer, Group Stage football match. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Live: U.S. vs. Australia at the Olympics, Lineups and What to Watch
The result against Australia guarantees the United States a spot in the knockout round. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tokyo Olympics live updates: swimming gold for Australia ’s McKeown and one-two finish for Team GB; women’s triathlon win for Bermuda
Rolling report: More golds are up for grabs as the Games reach their fourth day. Join our writers for all the latest news (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NSW Covid update: 172 new cases as Berejiklian flags greater Sydney lockdown lasting into September
NSW premier expected to announce Covid roadmap as Blacktown apartment block locked downFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updatesNSW restrictions;NSW hotspots;border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker;get our free news app;get our morning email briefingThe New South Wales premier, Gladys Berejiklian, has hinted at a prolonged lockdown in greater Sydney well into September as case numbers reached 172, the highest number of this outbreak.At least 60 cases were in the community during their infectious period and 19 were only partially isolating, while 32 are still under review.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 27, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Anne Davies Tags: New South Wales Coronavirus Infectious diseases Gladys Berejiklian Australia news Medical research Science Source Type: news

NSW records 172 new Covid cases as Berejiklian flags greater Sydney lockdown lasting into September
NSW premier expected to announce Covid roadmap as Blacktown apartment block locked downFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updatesNSW restrictions;NSW hotspots;border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker;get our free news app;get our morning email briefingThe New South Wales premier, Gladys Berejiklian, has hinted at a prolonged lockdown in greater Sydney well into September as case numbers reached 172, the highest number of this outbreak.At least 60 cases were in the community during their infectious period and 19 were only partially isolating, while 32 are still under review.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 27, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Anne Davies Tags: New South Wales Coronavirus Infectious diseases Gladys Berejiklian Australia news Medical research Science Source Type: news

Australian city Melbourne ends 5th COVID-19 lockdown
Australia’s second-most populous city Melbourne will end its fifth lockdown, with the Victoria state government declaring it has beaten an outbreak of the highly contagious COVID-19 delta variant for a second time (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Australian Kaylee McKeown won gold and accidentally yelled 'F--- YEAH!' to her family on live TV
Kaylee McKeown was asked what she'd like to say to her family after her Olympic win. Her response needed a dump button. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kheiron, Medtech bring Mia to Qatar
Kheiron Medical Technologies has signed a distribution agreement with medica...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Kheiron rolls out Mia software in UAE Kheiron brings Mia to Australia, New Zealand Kheiron launches AI software for breast cancer screening Kheiron gets funding to test deep-learning mammo software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

‘Record-shattering’ heat becoming much more likely, says climate study
More heatwaves even worse than those seen recently in north-west of America forecast in research“Record-shattering” heatwaves, even worse than the one that recently hit north-west America, are set to become much more likely in future, according to research. The study is a stark new warning on the rapidly escalating risks the climate emergency poses to lives.The shockingtemperature extremes suffered in the Pacific north-west and in Australia 2019-2020 were “exactly what we are talking about”, said the scientists. But they said the world had yet to see anything close to the worst impacts possible, eve...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 26, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Damian Carrington Environment editor Tags: Climate change Extreme weather Environment World news Science US news Canada Americas Source Type: news

Australian government created covid document granting authorization to "administer a poison" to citizens
(Natural News) For the purposes of “emergency management during a public health state of emergency,” the Australian Defence Force has granted itself the power to “administer a poison” (SARS-CoV-2 Covid-19 vaccine) to the public. An “Instrument of Authorisation” document signed by Chief Health Officer Dr. Andrew Robertson clearly states that the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) “vaccine”... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Vermont Utility Is Revolutionizing Its Power Grid to Fight Climate Change. Will the Rest of the Country Follow Suit?
Visitors entering a code-locked central control room at Green Mountain Power (GMP)’s Colchester, Vt., headquarters instinctively lower their voices, whispering in deference to operators relaying orders from behind semicircular clusters of screens. It’s an intimidating space; one side of the black-walled room is taken up by a display showing a sprawling, yellow-lit maze of connections and symbols: a map of electricity flowing across the local grid. Technicians here have the daunting job of managing that vast, interconnected network; controlling hundreds of breaker switches; monitoring solar and hydroelectric ele...
Source: TIME: Science - July 26, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Alejandro de la Garza/Panton, Vt. Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Australia's rising swimming star Ariarne Titmus beats Katie Ledecky for gold in women's 400-meter freestyle
Titmus won one of the most anticipated races of the games, capturing the gold medal with the second-fastest time in history. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New South Wales premier 'disgusted' by lockdown protests
Gladys Berejiklian, the premier of New South Wales, said she was "disgusted" by the anti-lockdown protests that broke out in Australia last week, (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Australia squandered its Covid advantage – and wealth is deciding who makes it home | Jennifer Mills
It would be easy enough to get home quickly if we had money to burnFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updatesRestrictions:NSW;Vic;Qld;SA;WA and NT;border restrictionsHotspots:NSW map;Vic list;Qld;WAVaccine rollout tracker;get our free news app;get our morning email briefing“But aren’t you a citizen?”That ’s the first thing most Italians ask when I tell them I can’t make it home.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 25, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jennifer Mills Tags: Australian politics Coronavirus Australia news Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

Dietary supplements causing severe liver injuries in Australians, with some requiring transplants, study shows
Researchers say cases linked to products claiming to promote muscle growth or weight loss are rising and more rigorous oversight is neededThe number of patients being admitted to hospital with severe liver injuries caused by herbal and dietary supplements claiming to promote muscle growth or weight loss is increasing, with some people harmed so severely they required a liver transplant.A study led by Dr Emily Nash from the Royal Prince Alfred hospital examined hospital records of 184 adults admitted to the AW Morrow Gastroenterology and Liver Centre with drug-induced liver injury between 2009 and 2020. She and her co-autho...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 25, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Davey Tags: Health Australia news Diets and dieting Medical research Food safety Source Type: news

Shock as Ahmed Hafnaoui of Tunisia powers to gold in 400m freestyle
Teenager insists he ‘just worked hard’ to improve performance after overhauling Australian and American rivals in thrilling last 50m (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news