April 2015

Wednesday 1 April, 2015


Cancer Council urges caution on alternative therapies

Thursday 23 April 2015
Cancer Council Victoria is urging cancer patients to consult their treating doctor before trying alternative or complementary treatments, including extreme diets.

Research begins into drug-resistant cancers in children

Thursday 23 April 2015
A team of Melbourne researchers has begun investigating how to save more children with a leukaemia that is aggressive or drug-resistant.

Fresh air for sports fans

Wednesday 22 April 2015
The North Melbourne Football Club has joined forces with Quit Victoria for an innovative new project encouraging Victorian sporting clubs to go completely smokefree.

Back to school warning: ‘healthy’ kids’ fruit drinks contain more sugar than soft drinks

Monday 13 April 2015
Many popular children’s fruit drinks which promote themselves as healthy options have been found to contain up to 7 teaspoons of sugar - even more sugar than for the same amount of Coke.