The Health News – 22 May 2014

Overview

  • Hospitals in Western Australia’s north are being put under strain by travelling retirees who require treatment as they head north for the winter, doctors say.
  • The potentially deadly legionella pathogen can thrive in car windscreen wiper fluid, new research in the United States has found.
  • CLINICAL trials are due to start within a year on an inhalant form of a hormone that reduces haemorrhage after childbirth and holds the key to saving lives in developing countries.