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15 October 2021 by Jeremy Ungar

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ER Doctor develops technique to save shark attack victims
The Journal of Emergency Medicine Australasia has published a simple technique to save shark attack victims at the scene by stemming blood loss. The technique relies on a second person using their fist and bodyweight to stem flow in the victim’s groin, buying them time while help arrives. Lead author and surfer, Dr Nicholas Taylor, developed the idea after visiting Western Australia during a time of increased shark attacks. He would like to see the technique incorporated into first aid training. | https://www.theguardian.com/science/2021/sep/24/doctors-brilliant-new-first-aid-technique-can-stem-blood-loss-after-shark-attack
29 September 2021 by Mel Raassina

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27 September 2021 by Jeremy Ungar

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New technology to combat melanoma set for Australia
More than 28,000 Australians are diagnosed with melanoma every year, with 15,000 set to trial 3D body scanners to detect and treat melanoma. The Australian Cancer Research Foundation will roll out the new technology in Queensland, NSW and Victoria, using full body mapping enabling researchers to investigate and track potentially problematic moles and skin spots over a five-year period. Researchers hope to create an algorithm which can detect those most at risk of melanoma and other skin cancers. This technology will also contribute to a national database of 100,000 patient images taken from the 15 state-of-the-art 3D imaging systems. | https://thewest.com.au/news/health/game-changer-melanoma-scanners-booted-up-c-3946300
24 September 2021 by Mel Raassina

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22 September 2021 by Jeremy Wright

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Aussie tech company creating bionic eye
Bionic Vision Technologies are developing a bionic eye to restore functional vision similar to a cochlear implant. The implant wou
22 September 2021 by Mel Raassina