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University of Queensland asked to rapidly develop coronavirus vaccine

24 January, 2020

The university has been asked to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus that could be available worldwide in as little as six months.


Old whooping cough vaccine could protect against food allergies

24 January, 2020 by Jane Allman

A retrospective study has shown that the whooping cough vaccine discontinued in the late 1990s may play an important role in protecting against food allergies.


Brisbane suspects novel coronavirus case

21 January, 2020

Queensland Health is testing a man for coronavirus (2019-nCoV) after he returned from central China with a respiratory illness.


To wear a mask or not this bushfire season?

21 January, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

If you're a healthcare professional, you've likely been asked this question — or some variation of it — countless times this bushfire season: is it worth wearing a mask or not?


Superbug fears for whooping cough

20 January, 2020

UNSW Sydney researchers are calling for a new whooping cough vaccine in the face of a rise of evolving strains that can evade vaccine-generated immunity.


Genetically modified mozzies fight dengue

17 January, 2020

CSIRO and the University of California San Diego have engineered what is claimed to be the first breed of genetically modified mosquitoes resistant to spreading all four types of the dengue virus.


RMIT develops suberbug-shredding tech

15 January, 2020

Researchers have developed a bacteria-destroying technology that uses nano-sized particles of magnetic liquid metal to shred bacteria and bacterial biofilm without harming good cells.


Fake hand contamination treats OCD

14 January, 2020

UK and US researchers have found that the 'rubber hand illusion' could help those with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) overcome their condition without the stress caused by exposure therapy.


Too long to treat rural stroke victims

13 January, 2020

A Monash Health study investigating inequalities in acute stroke care found Australians in rural areas are not receiving the same timely care as those in cities.


Heart Foundation highlights smoke haze health risks

09 January, 2020 | Supplied by: The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is urging those with conditions such as heart failure, and those aged 65 years and over, to be aware of the risks to their health and the need to protect themselves.


RACGP urges support for GPs at bushfire frontline

08 January, 2020

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has urged the federal government to make reforms to help GPs care for affected communities at the frontline of the bushfire crisis.


Advantech PAX-332 medical-grade surgical monitor

01 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Advantech Australia Pty Ltd

The PAX-332 is a 32″ widescreen medical-grade surgical monitor aimed at ensuring operating precision. Delivering medical images of optimal quality, it supports full HD and UHD resolution.


AMT Group Australasia TOE Probe Complete Care

01 January, 2020 | Supplied by: AMT Group Australasia

TOE Complete Care is a start to finish reprocessing system for TOE ultrasound probes, equipped with all accessories needed to assure high-level disinfection.


Cardiologists express concern over study complication data

20 December, 2019 by David O’Donnell* and Daniel Cehic**

Unlike the Ganesan study, published in Internal Medicine Journal, GenesisCare cardiologists have found marked variation in complication rates for cardiac device implantation.


Ho ho ho, to emergency we go

19 December, 2019

Hospitals are expecting a spate of preventable injuries and illnesses over the festive season, with December being the busiest month of the year for emergency departments.


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