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Starting IVF younger significantly increases pregnancy success rates

26 July, 2017

Women who commence assisted reproductive technology before age 30 have a much higher chance of success.


Study: Caesarean patients sent home with more narcotic pain medications than needed

15 June, 2017 by Nancy Humphrey

Most women who undergo a caesarean childbirth are prescribed more opioid (narcotic) pain medications than needed upon release from the hospital.


Inhaled drug could dramatically reduce maternal deaths

23 March, 2017

Positive trial results could mean earlier access to life-saving drug for mothers


Are restrictions on IVF treatment for obese women fair?

20 March, 2017

A new paper is calling for a review of guidelines that restrict obese Australian women's access to assisted fertility treatment such as IVF.


Universal screening for short cervical length could cut preterm births

15 March, 2017

Given that there are treatments available to reduce the risk once it's identified, there appears to be a clear role for routine cervical length screening as part of the regular pregnancy ultrasound examinations.


Moderate-to-late premature babies face higher rates of developmental problems

11 February, 2017

Moderate-to-late premature babies face much higher rates of developmental and behavioural delays than previously thought, an Australian-first longitudinal study by the Royal Women’s Hospital has found.


PwC seeking researchers to find stillbirth breakthrough

13 January, 2017

Stillbirth Foundation Australia has teamed up with the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Open Innovation Platform to encourage researchers to develop a tool to monitor foetal movements.


BOC: Qi medical gas services

25 May, 2016 by ahhb

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The S-Monovette Is The Revolution In Blood Collection

15 March, 2016 by AHHB

The S-Monovette® is an innovative enclosed blood collection system that allows the user to draw blood from the patient using the syringe or vacuum method, uniting the advantages of both techniques in a single product.


Hospital violence escalating

28 January, 2016 by Corin Kelly

Growing fears about incidents of violence and aggression in public hospitals and other healthcare settings was shared by more than 140 delegates of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) this week.


The Future of Medical Imaging

15 August, 2015 by ahhb


Asthma Gene Identified

30 July, 2015 by Sharon Smith

Clinical trials will soon take place in Brisbane to test whether a drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis could be useful in treating asthma. This comes after scientists at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute found that a gene previously thought to have an anti-inflammatory effect, or no immune effect at all, is actually more likely to increase inflammation in people with asthma and allergies.


Boost to Mental Health Facilities for WA Mining Communities

03 July, 2015 by Sharon Smith

The Western Australian government has announced funding for further support of the spiraling mental health problems affecting its mining workers in plans to expand the state’s subacute mental health beds to a total of 60 by 2017.



Pedal Power for People with Multiple Sclerosis

10 March, 2015 by Petrina Smith

University of Sydney researchers have designed an exercise bike which allows people with multiple sclerosis to improve their symptoms and slow the disease progression.


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