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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.

Healthcare without bounds: diagnostic innovations and seamless care

07 February, 2018

Within the healthcare system, there seems to be barriers to providing patients with personalised, effective care.

New blood test diagnoses Alzheimer's

01 February, 2018

Scientists have developed a blood test that can predict Alzheimer's with 90% accuracy, years before symptoms appear.

High-tech solution to floaters

20 November, 2017

Patients may soon be able to zap away annoying flecks in their vision.

Parkinson's now diagnosed before symptoms appear

09 September, 2017

A new Australian tool offers hope to Parkinson's sufferers globally.

More accurate blood pressure measure method

22 August, 2017

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

Dental braces wire found in bowels

10 August, 2017

A woman's stomach pain had an unusual source.

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