Shocking new research has revealed sepsis kills twice as many Australians as previously thought, but more than half of us have never ever heard of the medical condition. A new study published in The Lancet revealed in 2017 there were 49 million cases of sepsis worldwide, and 11 million people died from the condition. In […]
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Thousands of tennis fans are set to be stranded as Melbourne’s entire tram network is hit by strikes on some of the busiest days of the Australian Open. The Rail, Tram and Bus Union has announced more tram strikes after vowing to walk off the job again over a bitter industrial dispute. Luba Grigorovitch, secretary […]
Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed a major constitutional overhaul in a shocking move many believe may allow him to hold onto power after he leaves the presidency in 2024. All of Russia’s parliamentarians resigned just hours after Putin announced plans for constitutional amendments which would increase the power of prime ministers and cabinet members, […]
Footage has been released of a thief who brazenly rode from a Prahran store upon a stolen bike. The man entered the bike store on Commercial Road about 8.45am on January 8. Once inside the store the man examined a number of bikes before taking one off its mount and riding it out of the […]
Image: Network 10/The Project Steve Price made a bizarre appearance on The Project last night, apologising for comments he made about New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on the program the night before. The guest panellist had criticised Ms Ardern for holidaying in Australia, rather than in her home country. “She should be in her […]
A test is being developed by Melbourne researchers in the hope of being able to predict pregnant women likely to go in to have premature births to providing better care to pre-term babies. It’s hoped a test could give doctors a better indication of the risk of going into early labour. Senior research fellow Dr […]
Advice is mounting to warn Australians against arthroscopic knee surgery, especially for patients with osteoarthritis who are aged over 50. President of the Australian Rheumatology Association Professor Rachelle Buchbinder said it could be doing more harm than good. “We are talking to GPs and importantly to patients to say don’t ask for a referral for […]
The average public sector worker takes nearly two more sickies than the average private sector worker. Why? Well, the Public Service Commissioner has told The Australian it’s because private sector bosses are too tough when it comes to sick leave. But as Ross and John mooted, surely that means the opposite could also be true… Click […]
Australians have been warned about the lasting damage that can be done to your hearing after the release of new stats that show one in 10 people have their headphones playing too loud. “It’s very damaging … because the damage is permanent,” Simon David, audiologist manager for Bupa. “It’s one of those things that creeps up […]
Victoria is in the midst of a baby boom, enjoying the biggest increase in birth rates of anywhere in Australia the past year. ABS data shows an extra 9324 births were recorded in 2016, taking the total to 82,892, which is nearly a 13 per cent jump on the previous year. But Professor Peter McDonald […]
RUMOUR CONFIRMED Unknown offenders have smashed through the gate of an auction yard in the city’s west in a brazen car theft. The thieves gained entry into the car yard on McIntyre Road in Sunshine North in the early hours of Saturday morning. Once inside, the offenders drove a vehicle from the yard into the […]
THE RUMOUR FILE A vandal has damaged 27 taxis in a destructive rampage at a depot in Melbourne’s south-east. The thug targeted the Huntingdale depot in the early hours of the morning on Wednesday. It’s believed the taxis were parked outside, on North Road, when the man attended at about 4.45am, puncturing tyres in 27 […]
Police are looking for human remains in the Grampians National Park after hikers reported seeing them while bushwalking. It’s believed they could possibly belong to a man listed as missing three years ago. The hikers reported the find to police on Monday afternoon. Police are being assisted by the State Emergency Service.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED! Seafood-lovers and the hospitality industry have rallied around an oyster vendor who lost his house in Australia’s devastating bushfires. John “The Oyster Bloke” from Womboyn on the NSW South Coast was left stuck with 600 dozen oysters (7200 of them!) after he got blocked trying to bring the haul to Melbourne. Little did […]
THE RUMOUR FILE Christmas Eve shoppers received a rude shock when they rushed into a Melbourne supermarket to purchase ingredients for their Christmas feasts. Shoppers at Costco in Moorabbin lined up outside the store, and ran in with their trolleys into the store when the roller door opened. But a caller to the Rumour File said […]
Rebecca Andrews found herself in her mid-30s and single. Something had to change, so she tried “dating like a man”. Circular dating is openly dating several people at a time. At one stage she had five guys going within one week. It’s exhausting, but she swears by it. But is she still single? Click PLAY […]