Clinical Services

Partnership to boost heart disease research

26 September, 2023

The Victor Change Cardiac Research Institute and Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research partnership aims to strengthen heart research nationally.


COVID-19 inquiry: a sub-standard response?

25 September, 2023

The federal government has appointed an independent panel to conduct an Inquiry into Australia's response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help better prepare and protect our country for the future.


Project to improve treatments for children's muscle diseases

22 September, 2023

The National Muscle Disease Bio-databank will advance research into understanding why children develop genetic muscle diseases.


Breast cancer: risk of death higher if treatment time frames not followed

20 September, 2023

An increased risk of death from breast cancer has been found in women if treatment interval guidelines are not followed, according to research published in the Medical Journal of Australia.


Peter Mac jumps in World's Best Specialised Hospital rankings

18 September, 2023

After a global survey of doctors and healthcare professionals, the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre has risen in ranking for the World's Best Specialised Hospitals of 2024.


Lead exposure likely behind 5.5 million CVD deaths: study

13 September, 2023

Cardiovascular disease deaths and IQ loss caused by lead exposure could be far higher than previous estimates, according to new analysis.


Common chemo drug might promote cancer growth: animal study

13 September, 2023

A standard chemotherapy drug used for breast cancer can actually injure the cells surrounding the cancer, which can then awaken dormant cancer cells and promote cancer growth, say US researchers testing the drugs in mice.


Flowsell Pull Out SlipShelf range

13 September, 2023 | Supplied by: Flowsell

Flowsell provides customisable storage and shelving solutions that are designed for the unique needs of the healthcare industry.


Harris Maternity, Personify Care launch digital antenatal pathways

13 September, 2023

A new app by Harris Maternity and Personify Care aims to deliver antenatal education and care to expectant parents.


Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder program expanding with $1.5m funding

11 September, 2023

The expansion of a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder screening program will be explored with community organisations as part of a new National Health and Medical Research Council project.


Mater launches new model of care for diabetic pregnant mums

06 September, 2023

Mater Mothers' Hospital has launched a new hybrid care model that combines a traditional midwifery group practice with an extra layer of obstetric care.


Calls to standardise allergy tests to improve reliability

05 September, 2023

Scientists are calling for standardisation of allergy tests after laboratory trials showed commercially available tests are not uniformly reliable.


Device to improve pacemaker surgery efficiency

05 September, 2023

South Australian company C.tech (Cardiovascular Technology Pty) has developed the OnePoint Junction Box with an aim to improve pacemaker surgery.


Report examines overuse and misuse of antibiotics given to children

04 September, 2023

A study by Charles Darwin University found that parental decision on antibiotic use comes based on factors of personal advice, fear and access to healthcare institutions.


TGA seizes 40,000 vapes in Qld

01 September, 2023

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has seized over 40,000 vaping products, with an estimated street value of over $1.2 million, in Brisbane.


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