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No Chocolate Milk? No Problem, Kids Get Used to Plain Milk

By   /  July 15, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, Americas, Economics, English, Health, Intelligence, MIL OSI, obesity, Open Source Intel, Research, Security, United States Government, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut  /  Comments Off on No Chocolate Milk? No Problem, Kids Get Used to Plain Milk

MIL OSI USA – Source: US State of Connecticut Headline: No Chocolate Milk? No Problem, Kids Get Used to Plain Milk A new study by the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut has found that most students adjust to drinking plain milk after flavored milk is removed from school […]

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NZNO member receives Union award

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Economics, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Health, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Unions  /  Comments Off on NZNO member receives Union award

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation Headline: NZNO member receives Union award Media release                                                       14 July 2017 Dilani Perera – a workplace leader for Equal Pay At the Council of Trade Unions’ Women’s Conference tonight in Wellington, NZNO delegate Dilani Perera was honoured with a Leadership and Commitment on […]

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Automatic conditions for medical devices – legislative amendments

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration, English, Health, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on Automatic conditions for medical devices – legislative amendments

MIL OSI Australia – Source: Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration Headline: Automatic conditions for medical devices – legislative amendments Legislative amendments have been made to improve transparency and clarity in relation to the standard conditions applied to all ARTG inclusions for medical devices. These conditions relate to storage and transport, record keeping, annual reporting and notification […]

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Metal-on-metal hip replacement implants

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration, English, Health, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on Metal-on-metal hip replacement implants

MIL OSI Australia – Source: Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration Headline: Metal-on-metal hip replacement implants Update14 July 2017On 29 June 2017, the UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency’s (MHRA) published updated advice regarding metal-on-metal (MoM) hip replacement implants. The TGA review of that advice, which included referral to an external group of experts, found that […]

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Op-ed: Should We Limit Spending on Lifesaving Drugs?

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, Americas, Business, Economics, English, Health, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, School of Pharmacy, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut  /  Comments Off on Op-ed: Should We Limit Spending on Lifesaving Drugs?

MIL OSI USA – Source: US State of Connecticut Headline: Op-ed: Should We Limit Spending on Lifesaving Drugs? “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” is a familiar quote from the opening of Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities,” but the phrase is also applicable to the specialty drug […]

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Winter ills impacting health services

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Defence, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Health, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Tairawhiti District Health  /  Comments Off on Winter ills impacting health services

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Tairawhiti District Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Winter ills impacting health services 12 July 2017 Dr Johan Peters from Gisborne Hospital ED and Dr Simon Spenceley from 3 Rivers Medical. Winter ills are starting to have a real impact on health services throughout Tairāwhiti. Dr Simon Spenceley from Three […]

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Codeine information hub

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration, English, Health, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on Codeine information hub

MIL OSI Australia – Source: Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration Headline: Codeine information hub Most Australians are unaware that over-the-counter medicines containing codeine for pain relief offer very little additional benefit when compared with – medicines without codeine. The use of such medicines however, is associated with high health risks, such as developing tolerance or physical […]

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Roundtables reveal palliative care needs

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, English, Health, MIL OSI, New South Wales, New South Wales - News, New South Wales Health - State Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on Roundtables reveal palliative care needs

MIL OSI Australia – Source: New South Wales Health – State Government Headline: Roundtables reveal palliative care needs The NSW Government will use feedback from a series of community roundtables to improve palliative care services across the state. Minister for Health Brad Hazzard said the NSW Government today published reports revealing communities’ priorities for palliative […]

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AFL goes for lifesaving goal as organ donors sign up in record time

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, English, Health, MIL OSI, Minister for Health Sport & Aged Care, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on AFL goes for lifesaving goal as organ donors sign up in record time

MIL OSI Australia – Source: Australian Government – Minister for Health Headline: AFL goes for lifesaving goal as organ donors sign up in record time PDF printable version of AFL goes for lifesaving goal as organ donors sign up in record time (PDF 315 KB) Joint Media Release The Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MPMinister for […]

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New support for Indigenous families (Deniliquin)

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, English, Health, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, Minister for Health Sport & Aged Care, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Police, Security, Sport  /  Comments Off on New support for Indigenous families (Deniliquin)

MIL OSI Australia – Source: Minister for Health Sport & Aged Care Headline: New support for Indigenous families (Deniliquin) Yarkuwa Indigenous Knowledge Centre Aboriginal Corporation will be able to provide additional support services in Deniliquin with a focus on addressing domestic violence and contact with the criminal justice system, thanks to a grant of more […]

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New Maitland Hospital to deliver free public health care and jobs

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, English, Health, MIL OSI, New South Wales, New South Wales - News, New South Wales Health - State Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on New Maitland Hospital to deliver free public health care and jobs

MIL OSI Australia – Source: New South Wales Health – State Government Headline: New Maitland Hospital to deliver free public health care and jobs Minister for Health Brad Hazzard said after extensive consultation with the local community and staff and the Australian Medical Association, the NSW Government has decided a not-for-profit provider will be approached […]

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Living with Low Vision

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Health, MIL OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on Living with Low Vision

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Living with Low Vision Many people at some time in their life will experience a problem with their eyesight. If you start to notice your vision changing or you have any concerns about your eyesight, consult your eye health professional. […]

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