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Hospitals increasingly rely on their websites to prepare patients for their stay. Some are doing a better job than others, impacting patient outcomes — especially in infection control.
Researchers have found certain oral antibiotics increase the risk of developing kidney stones, especially in children.
A decade ago, lymphoma therapies for sick dogs were being trialled to help children with the disease. Now, cancer medication for humans is being successfully adapted to help man's best friend.
Women who frequently eat fruit fall pregnant faster than women who consume fast food regularly.
The number of adolescents presenting to emergency wards with mental health crises has increased by over 50% in the past decade.
With one in nine hospital patients suffering from a hospital-acquired complication, financial penalties are being increasingly used to motivate hospitals to ensure their risk and safety management systems are foolproof.
Professor Rakoczy has developed an innovative new gene therapy for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). We discuss her research and how she is using modified viruses as a delivery vehicle.
Queensland paramedics have introduced a drug that is sedating violent patients 70% faster.
Research suggests mums-to-be should cut out caffeine altogether.
Does alcohol contribute to PMS, or does PMS drive women to alcohol? Researchers have found the surprising answer.
Ever wondered how children have the energy to run around all day? Researchers have the answer.
Despite being largely preventable, Australia has the world's worst rate of ACL injuries and reconstructions.
With diet-related problems the leading cause of disease in Australia, new research into junk food ads seen by kids is alarming.