CPE and Neisseria gonorrhoeae continue to be the most commonly reported organisms with critical resistances to antimicrobials across Australia.
In the largest study of its kind, men who wear boxer shorts have been found to have significantly better chances of conceiving than men who wear tight-fitting underwear.
A new class of medication prevents cancer from dividing and proliferating, effectively stopping it in its tracks.
In the past decade, deaths from atrial fibrillation — the major cause of stroke — have increased by 82%. New guidelines seek to counter this.
Implantable cardioverter defibrillator procedures have risen significantly, with over 75% of recipients being men.
A child's chance of surviving sepsis increases by 40% if hospitals provide a full treatment protocol within the critical 1st hour of discovery.
A new, high-sensitivity blood test trialled on TBI patients could reduce unnecessary CT scans by one-third.
Adrenaline doubles the risk of severe brain damage in cardiac arrest patients and only increases their chance of survival by 1%.
Too often, children are being injured by falls while in hospital, presenting a significant challenge to healthcare providers. Two organisations step up to change the status quo.
Women with diabetes are 27% more likely to develop cancer than their male counterparts.
Health practitioners are being asked to help raise awareness of chronic wounds, especially with at-risk ageing patients.
Research suggests that hot air- and jet air-dryers should not be used in a healthcare setting.
Hand hygiene levels in hospitals drop dramatically when no-one is watching, according to a new UNSW study.
Common chemicals are causing many Australians to develop debilitating sensitivities.