The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has spoken out about a Queensland Government trial to relax the dispensing of an antibiotic to treat urinary tract infections.
More than 50% of bacteria recovered from flying insects in a group of English hospitals has been found to be resistant to one or more antibiotics.
It's not unusual for 11- and 12-year-olds to spend up to 11 hours seated.
Australian surgeons have restored the hand function of 13 young adults who had paralysis due to nerve damage.
A UK study has found an increase in the risk of stillbirth after 37 weeks.
A groundbreaking drug, developed in Melbourne, has had positive results in children with achondroplasia, a common form of dwarfism.
The rapidly developing field of genomics is playing a major role in preventing and treating infectious diseases.
A man's chest caught on fire during emergency heart surgery after a dry surgical pack ignited.
A new JAMA study suggests that dentists should revisit their use of pre-emptive antibiotic prescriptions, as the risks may outweight the benefits.
The Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare state that antimicrobial-coated sutures can help reduce SSIs.
Women who conceive via IVF are five times more likely to experience heart failure than women who conceive naturally, according to a new study.
Researchers found higher soy intake was linked to a 77% reduced risk of osteoporotic fractures in younger women.
Sleep apnoea, associated with high morbidity and mortality, is being missed by doctors due to insufficient test criteria. A new methodology is being proposed.
A small paper cone, combined with a smartphone app, can identify ear infections in young children.
Using MRI, scientists have captured 3D images that show how infants' brains and skulls change shape as they move through the birth canal just before delivery.