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240 medical graduates will not be offered a state or territory position

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The Australian Medical Students’ Association has obtained figures showing that 240 medical graduates will not be able to become practitioners in the Australian community.
The National Medical Intern Data Management Working Group has completed an audit of offers, and concluded that approximately 240 Australian graduates will not be offered a state or territory position.
AMSA president, Ms Jessica Dean, said that AMSA is “very disappointed” that such a large number of graduates from Australian medical schools will be unable to practise in Australia. ...read more

Allergan and Valeant agree on meeting date; truce for moment

Thursday, October 16, 2014

After months of battling between Allergan and its pursuers, Valeant and Pershing Square Capital Management, the two sides have reached a truce – at least when it comes to an upcoming special shareholder meeting.
On 15 September, Allergan announced that it had agreed to hold the special meeting on its originally scheduled date of 18 December. In return, its hostile suitors have dropped their pending lawsuit, which was meant to speed up the meeting and thwart any defensive M&A attempts by the Botox and ophthalmic-products manufacturer and distributor. ...read more

New DNA test for diagnosing diseases linked to childhood

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Advanced DNA testing for congenital cataracts can quickly and accurately diagnose a number of rare diseases marked by childhood blindness, according to a study published in Ophthalmology.
Using a single test, doctors were able to tailor care specifically to a child’s condition based on their mutations reducing the time and money spent on diagnosis and enabling earlier treatment and genetic counselling. ...read more

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