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People may unknowingly bring measles back from other countries, including Europe
This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public. Australia was declared free of measles in 2014. Yet this summer we’ve seen nine cases of measles in New South Wales, and others in Victoria, Western Australia, South Australia and Queensland. High vacci...
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Medicinal cannabis
A phase III clinical trial has shown the cannabis-based medicine Epidiolex® (cannabidiol oral solution) to reduce seizures in children with Dravet syndrome, a rare and severe form of childhood-onset epilepsy.  Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, was one of two sites in Australia to take part in the international study, which reinforced the safety and efficacy of the drug in reducing sei...
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