Preventative antibiotics, given to all women whose childbirth involves forceps or vacuum extraction, could halve maternal infections including sepsis.
New research suggesting that joint supplements may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease events has been met with scepticism by Australian experts.
Lessons from a complicated history of hospital PBS funding.
The need for chemotherapy will increase dramatically by 2040, as will the need for more practising cancer physicians.
Australian doctors are prescribing antivirals for people with the flu who may not benefit, increasing the risk of side effects and AMR.
The new AURA report has found that antimicrobial resistance shows little sign of abating, with some bacteria now resistant to last-resort treatments.
Researchers have found that by doubling the length of time that clot-busing drugs are used after a stroke, more patients make a full recovery.
New research has found that only 16% of Crohn's patients are asked about their mental health by their doctor. This needs to change.
Atrial fibrillation has overtaken heart attack and heart failure as the major cause of cardiovascular hospitalisation.
Heart attack survivors who skip breakfast or eat dinner close to bedtime are four to five times more likely to die, have another heart attack or have angina.
Women born overseas, those who smoke during pregnancy and those of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are the least likely to be vaccinated when pregnant.
A new treatment for severe epileptic seizures in children will halve the number of kids being ventilated and sent to intensive care.
A new study has found that the overproduction of kynurenic acid in schizophrenia patients could be detrimental to brain function.
A new study has found that half of patients on statins have still not achieved healthy cholesterol within two years, suggesting a need for personalised care.