Health check: why men wake up with erections

By Sergio Diez Alvarez THE morning penile erection, or as it is medically known, “nocturnal penile tumescence”, is not only an interesting physiological phenomenon, it...

Warm weather prompts disease warning

AS the weather warms up Yanchep and Gingin residents are encouraged to take simple precautions to avoid the potentially fatal disease amoebic meningitis from...

WA focus on mesothelioma

A WA cancer researcher and his team are close to developing a vaccine to try and shrink cancerous tumours. University of Western Australia's Bruce Robinson...

Peanut clinics a bid to reduce allergy

PEANUT clinics are set to be used by Perth researchers in an attempt to cut rising rates of peanut allergy. In what is likely to...

Shingles vaccine free for older residents

OLDER Yanchep and Gingin residents can now get a shingles vaccine for free. Also residents aged 71 to 79-years-old can take advantage of a free...