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Study suggests chest CT to diagnose COVID-19

03 March, 2020

A Chinese study of more than 1000 patients has found that chest CT outperformed lab testing in the diagnosis of COVID-19.


Bringing rare disesases to the fore

28 February, 2020

Many families spend years looking for a cause to the symptoms of a rare disease. A diagnosis gives families an answer and the ability to find support.


Australian research leading the charge in malaria elimination

15 November, 2019

Professor Brendan Crabb received the 2019 GSK Award for Research Excellence for his research on malaria.


Medical innovations for 2020

30 October, 2019

A list of up-and-coming technologies has been unveiled by the Cleveland Clinic, selected by a panel of Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists.


Understanding impulse control behaviours in Parkinson's disease

28 October, 2019

Researchers have discovered how medications for Parkinson's disease cause some patients to develop addictive behaviours such as problem gambling, binge eating, hypersexuality and excessive shopping.


Blood test allows for rapid TB diagnosis

28 October, 2019

Tuberculosis (TB) can now be identified in less than an hour thanks to a new blood test.


Diabetes medication can mask ketoacidosis

26 July, 2019

A new class of diabetes medications is masking the potentially dangerous condition of ketoacidosis at the time of surgery, according to researchers.


Autism death rates twice that of general population

13 March, 2019

The death rates of people with autism spectrum disorder are twice that of the general population. But their autism is not the primary cause of death.


CareFit Slim LCD Cart, 1 Drawer (1x1)

18 February, 2019

The CareFit Slim LCD Cart is a documentation medical cart that works as a point-of-care solution at a patient's bedside, in a hallway or any other area with its slim depth and small footprint.


Choosing the best stethoscope for the job

02 November, 2018

For most medical practitioners, choosing a new stethoscope can be an arduous task.


Parkinson's diagnosis — the eyes have it

24 August, 2018

A new link between a thinning eye retina and dopamine means doctors may soon be able to diagnose Parkinson's disease with a simple eye scan.


Kyra's legacy

14 May, 2018

A decade ago, lymphoma therapies for sick dogs were being trialled to help children with the disease. Now, cancer medication for humans is being successfully adapted to help man's best friend.


In Conversation with Prof. Elizabeth Rakoczy

07 May, 2018 by Laini Bennett

Professor Rakoczy has developed an innovative new gene therapy for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). ​​​​We discuss her research and how she is using modified viruses as a delivery vehicle.


Biomedica osteomiR microRNA signature for osteoporosis diagnosis

28 March, 2018

The osteomiR microRNA signature is intended to assess the risk of a first fracture in female patients of postmenopausal osteoporosis and type 2 diabetes. This information enables timely interventions and can help to avoid fractures.


Alere DDS2 mobile drug test system

06 March, 2018

The Alere DDS2 mobile test system is a handheld analyser for the rapid screening of drugs of abuse in oral fluid.


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