Data, discussion and cooperation are the way forward as health professionals work to leverage promising initiatives.
Breastfeeding research from experts from around the world suggests a tailored approach helps both mother and child.
Estrogen and other sex hormones may be responsible for the higher prevalence of migraine in women.
Increased levels of nurse staffing seem to be associated with a decrease in the risk of acquiring HAIs.
New Australian research finds that almost one-third of unplanned pregnancies end in abortion.
A new study finds privacy curtains in patient rooms riddled with resistant bacteria, suggesting they should be changed or laundered regularly.
A low dose of antidepressants has been shown to help treat back pain in those for whom narcotics are the remaining option.
If Australians don't reduce their smoking, weight gain and excessive alcohol consumption, 45,000 cases of bowel cancer are likely over the next decade.
Even in high-income countries and in institutions with standard-of-care infection prevention and control measures, improvements may still be possible.
With nurses making up 50% of the healthcare workforce, do nursing students receive sufficient education on hand hygiene? We find out.
When materials aren't stored at the correct temperature, they become less effective or can be wasted.
An adjusted antibiotic has successfully stopped superbugs Klebsiella and E. coli in their tracks, and could soon save 30,000 lives per annum.
A landmark Australian-led trial has found that doctors should not prescribe low-dose daily aspirin to the elderly unless there is a clear medical benefit.