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'Normal looking' skin could still have cancerous mutations

12 May, 2023

A University of Queensland study has found skin with few visible freckles or blemishes may still carry sun-damaged DNA mutations that can trigger cancer.

Under 40s with mental health problems at higher risk of heart attack, stroke

10 May, 2023

One in every eight of the 20- to 39-year-old participants were found to have some kind of mental illness, including depression, anxiety and insomnia.

Qld issues alert over dangerous counterfeit tablets

10 May, 2023

Queensland Health has issued a warning against taking illegally sourced drugs following the seizure of counterfeit medications containing life-threatening substances.

Immunotherapy for inoperable children's brain cancer

09 May, 2023

Children with an inoperable type of brain cancer may benefit from an advanced immunotherapy treatment, according to new research.

New chronic back pain trial reports significant improvements

08 May, 2023

A new treatment has helped long-term sufferers of chronic back pain experience significant reductions in pain and related disability.

Yale study: Insights into myocarditis and COVID vaccines

08 May, 2023

In a new study, Yale scientists have identified the immune signature of heart inflammation cases related to the mRNa vaccines.

SHPA creates new resources and publishing opportunities

08 May, 2023

The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia has introduced resources and publishing opportunities for Residents, Technicians and Early Career Pharmacists.

SHPA seeks more information on impact of 60-day dispensing

02 May, 2023

The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) has called on the Health Minister to further engage with all pharmacy stakeholders.

Whiteley Bactol 90% Alcohol Surgical handrub

01 May, 2023 | Supplied by: Whiteley

Bactol 90% Alcohol Surgical handrub is a fast-acting antiseptic hand rub for surgical-grade hand disinfection from Whiteley.

Single iron infusion could beat daily tablets in pregnancy

28 April, 2023

In developing nations, a single iron infusion can significantly reduce iron deficiency in pregnant women when compared with daily tablets.

Beta-blockers and chemotherapy could reduce metastasis

27 April, 2023

A new study suggests that beta-blockers could enhance the effect of anthracycline chemotherapy in triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) by reducing metastasis.

St George Private Hospital unveils new cardiac care technology

26 April, 2023

The new technology in the cardiac catheterisation lab is designed to provide a clearer picture for doctors and lessen the amount of radiation present.

$50 million funding for long COVID as inquiry report released

26 April, 2023

The federal government has announced $50 million in funding for research into post-acute sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC) — commonly known as long COVID.

Malawi trial boosts iron levels in pregnant women

26 April, 2023

A study exploring new ways to fight anaemia in developing nations has found a single iron infusion can significantly reduce iron deficiency in pregnant women, compared with daily tablets.

AI potentially detects 72% more heart disease patients

21 April, 2023

A recent study suggests the artificial intelligence (AI) decision support software EchoSolv could help cardiologists diagnose aortic stenosis (AS).

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