ABC - Health The outdated regulations that stopped women becoming paramedics 2017-07-23T13:49:01.000000000+10:00 In 1983 Andrea Wyatt was told she could not become a paramedic because by law, women were not allowed to lift more than 16 kilograms. But four years later she became one of Victoria's first female ambulance officers. Getting Indigenous dialysis patients home for Christmas 2017-07-23T10:04:45.000000000+10:00 A dialysis unit in Central Australia is using art as a way to generate much needed funds that will help its patients be closer to their families this Christmas. An Indian musician strums a guitar during brain surgery 2017-07-22T11:42:12.000000000+10:00 A Indian musician who strummed a guitar during brain surgery to treat painful muscle spasms in his hand says he hopes to release his first album next year. Musician plays guitar as doctors perform brain surgery 2017-07-22T11:42:12.000000000+10:00 Musician Abhishek Prasad strummed his guitar throughout his neurosurgery to help doctors zero in on the part of the brain being operated on during the first such procedure in India. Hobart doctors hit out over 'absurd' claims in patient death audit row 2017-07-22T09:55:16.000000000+10:00 Doctors at the Royal Hobart Hospital in Tasmania say they have been misrepresented in a conflict with senior bureaucrats over an audit into patient deaths. Sedentary lifestyles hurt older Australians' fitness levels 2017-07-22T09:49:13.000000000+10:00 Older Australians are generally healthier and more active than their peers more than 25 years ago, but their level of fitness has decreased, new research shows. Young farmer with autism meets his role model 2017-07-22T07:00:00.000000000+10:00 A world-renowned American animal scientist, who is also a prominent autism spokesperson, creates car parking chaos in rural South Australia. When it comes to contraception, what was old is new again 2017-07-22T06:06:02.000000000+10:00 Despite all the messaging around safe sex and unwanted pregnancies, a recent study suggests the use of so-called natural birth control methods are making a comeback. A woman's hand holding a condom 2017-07-22T06:06:02.000000000+10:00 Raw milk warning after gastro cases linked to controversial SA dairy 2017-07-21T18:21:05.000000000+10:00 At least five cases of gastro are linked to unpasteurised cow's milk from a Willunga Hill farm that was fined last year, SA Health warns.