German neuroscientists show, using magnetic resonance imaging, that the brains of people with excellent general knowledge are particularly efficiently wired.
Fragility fractures are a significant risk for the elderly, and a huge burden on healthcare facilities and the economy. A new APAC alliance seeks to tackle this.
New technology solutions have been developed to support a faster, smarter and simpler path to confident diagnosis and improved patient experience.
A new, high-sensitivity blood test trialled on TBI patients could reduce unnecessary CT scans by one-third.
Contrary to earlier beliefs, MRI is safe for cardiac electronic devices, according to new research.
Concussions can be hard to diagnose, but a new technique using MEG brain scans analysed by machine learning algorithms can help detection, according to a Canadian team of researchers.
Further reading Smith M, Canfell K. Impact of the Australian National Cervical Screening Program in women of different ages. Med J Aust 2016; 205 (8): 359-364.
Sabco is proud to announce the ultimate innovation in microfibre: the new MicroFX flat mops range. Thanks to the latest research into yarn development, the next generation microfibre from Sabco is not only the finest microfibre ever, but it also guarantees the longest life performance due to its resistance to strong chemicals, in particular bleach.
It’s an invention that could save millions of lives each year and transform the way kidney disease is treated around the world.
Supporting carers to balance work and care is rapidly becoming one of the most critical social and workplace issues of this generation. Timothy Broady and Katherine Stone provide some tips for employers on how to manage all staff with carer responsibilities.
A lack of experienced staff, reduced availability of testing and increased waiting times for treatment of urgent cases has been blamed for the results of a study in BMJ indicating patients admitted to hospital on a weekend have a higher risk of death than those admitted during the week.
Federal Health Minister Sussan Ley last night announced agreements with the Generic Medicines industry Association (GMiA) and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia which will reduce the price of generic medicines on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) and lead to a greater involvement in public health service consultations on the part of pharmacists.
The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has responded to attacks on pharmacists integrity, calling them unfounded and unwarranted.