Clinical Services

More accurate blood pressure measure method

22 August, 2017 by

Let there be light: more accurate blood pressure measure uses light pulses

Some children on IV can be treated at home

21 August, 2017 by

Researchers find home treatment as good as in hospital in terms of safety, cost and patient satisfaction.

Transforming skin cells into a diabetes cure

18 August, 2017 by

A cure to diabetes is one step closer, with scientists exploring insulin-secreting skin cells.

New date rape drug detection method

17 August, 2017 by

A urine test may offer more definitive evidence of GHB, supporting law enforcement.

Medical marijuana may not be safe for epilepsy

16 August, 2017 by

Researchers testing medical marijuana on epilepsy have found it can adversely interact with antiepileptic drugs.

New gold standard for invasive fungal infections

15 August, 2017 by

Countless patients suffering from invasive fungal infections will benefit from new diagnostic and therapeutic interventions.

A Day in the Life: Jason Seet, Infectious Diseases/Critical Care Pharmacist

14 August, 2017 by

A day in the life of Jason Seet, an Infectious Diseases/Critical Care Pharmacist at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth, WA.

Aspirin may greatly reduce risk of cancer

14 August, 2017 by

Many clinical trials are finding that aspirin can slow or prevent cancer.

'Origami organs': new regenerative flexible biomaterials

11 August, 2017 by

These new biomaterials may help young cancer patients and aid in wound healing.

Dental braces wire found in bowels

10 August, 2017 by

A woman's stomach pain had an unusual source.

New drug could supercharge breast cancer treatment

09 August, 2017 by

This is the first time in 30 years that a substantial breakthrough has been made in triple negative cancer treatment.

Immunisation during pregnancy outweighs risks

08 August, 2017 by

Health practitioners should encourage pregnant women to update relevant vaccines.

Prima non nocere — new strategies are needed to eliminate preventable healthcare-associated infections

04 August, 2017 by Professor Lyn Gilbert*

It is estimated that 5–10% of hospital inpatients develop healthcare-associated infections (HAI), many of which are preventable.

Common steroid for kidney disease linked to infection risk

04 August, 2017 by

A steroid treatment for a common kidney condition has been linked to serious side effects.

Federal govt commits to real-time monitoring of prescriptions

03 August, 2017 by

$16m invested for the national rollout of real-time prescription monitoring to prevent misuse and loss of life.

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