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Medical volunteers — Street Side Medical Clinic needs you!

03 June, 2021

The mobile medical clinic providing health care to the homeless community in NSW is calling on doctors, nurses, physios and other medical volunteers.

Genomics industry making headlines at HealthData21

14 May, 2021

Genomics is the focus for the first day of the annual health data conference of the Australasian Institute of Digital Health (AIDH), HealthData21.

Identifying concussion from rugby players' spit

29 March, 2021

Researchers have identified distinct chemical 'signatures' for concussion in the spit of elite male rugby players.

Childhood dementia: spotlight on a rare disease

26 February, 2021

Following Rare Diseases Day, we shine a spotlight on childhood dementia, which affects 2300 children in Australia.

Skeletal age calculator predicts fracture risk

16 February, 2021

Researchers have developed a model that predicts the biological age of bones, estimating an individual's risk of bone fracture and premature death.

ANPC develops new COVID-19-detecting technology

03 February, 2021

A patent has been filed for advanced magnetic resonance technology that can detect the pathological signature of COVID-19 without relying on direct detection of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

COVID-19 may reduce male fertility

01 February, 2021

A German study indicates that COVID-19 infection can cause increased sperm cell death, inflammation and oxidative stress, resulting in lower sperm quality and potentially reducing fertility.

Bionic discoveries create real-world solutions

27 October, 2020 by Jane Allman

Bionics innovations are changing the lives of people around the world who live with complex disabilities, chronic diseases and previously untreatable health conditions.

Pioneering research gives hope on World Sight Day

08 October, 2020

Gene and cell therapy are two emerging technologies offering new hope to patients with diseases where no treatments have been available in the past.

Delays to diagnosis and treatment may lead to rise in preventable deaths, says AHHA

07 September, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Delays in the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses during COVID-19 may lead to a rise in preventable deaths in Australia, warns Alison Verhoeven, CE of AHHA.

Plastics exposure evident in human tissues

20 August, 2020

Research presented at the American Chemical Society Fall 2020 Virtual Meeting & Expo has examined the presence of micro- and nanoplastics in human organs and tissues.

Weak evidence base for COVID-19 antibody tests

02 July, 2020

An international team of researchers has warned that evidence does not support the continued use of existing point-of-care tests for COVID-19.

Opinion: Doctors against role substitution

01 July, 2020 by Dr Chris Perry, AMA Queensland President

Dr Chris Perry discusses AMAQ's issues with task substitution — highlighting concerns for patient safety.

Clinical trials on the front foot for COVID-19

23 June, 2020 by Mark Glover, Country Manager ANZ, Medidata

Clinical trials have never been more critical as the world faces one of the most significant health crises in recent memory.

Could COVID-19 trigger new-onset diabetes?

22 June, 2020

Emerging evidence suggests that COVID-19 may trigger the onset of diabetes in healthy people and cause complications in pre-existing cases.

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