Clinical Services

'Bad' antibodies leading to sepsis

06 July, 2018

Removing inhibitory antibodies from plasma has resulted in immediate health improvement for some sepsis patients, and offers an alternative sepsis treatment.

MATOS PLUS Pharmacy Refrigerator Range

01 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Rollex Medical

The MATOS PLUS range of refrigerators features an aluminium interior and the latest technology in controllers and compressors for accurate temperature stability.

Spirax Sarco Australian Healthcare Clean Steam Generator

01 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Spirax Sarco Pty Ltd

The Spirax Sarco Australian Healthcare Clean Steam Generator (AH-CSG) unit provides clean steam to meet the requirements of AS/NZS 4187:2014.

Marriage wards off heart disease

29 June, 2018

Marriage may protect against the development of heart disease/stroke, as well as influence who is more likely to die of it.

Toothpaste, handwash linked to antibiotic resistance

28 June, 2018

A UQ study finds strong evidence that the triclosan, used in personal care products, is accelerating the spread of antibiotic resistance.

Seven signs of drug and alcohol dependence

27 June, 2018

With the number of drug-related deaths reaching an all-time high among men, identifying signs of dependence and facilitating treatment is essential.

Dr burnout not a 'rite of passage'

22 June, 2018

With their mental and physical wellbeing on the line, younger doctors need to be protected from burnout by their more senior colleagues.

Fake orthodontist convicted

21 June, 2018

A Victorian man, who pretended to be a dental specialist and performed restricted dental acts, has been convicted and fined $65,000.

Game-changing glove has built-in infection control

15 June, 2018

A new type of medical examination glove has built-in antimicrobial technology that is proven to prevent the spread of infection.

Superhero hospital gown to the rescue!

14 June, 2018

Inspired by his young daughter undergoing chemo, a tradie Dad and his mate have designed superhero hospital gowns for sick children.

Nurses better at identifying colorectal cancer

13 June, 2018

It seems nurses are doing a better job than doctors at identifying colorectal cancer.

Breast cancer eliminated by patient's own cells

12 June, 2018

A woman has been cancer-free for two years after her immune system was tweaked to destroy the disease. The treatment offers hope to other late-stage patients.

Blood test predicts pregnancy due date

12 June, 2018

Researchers have developed a simple blood test that can predict a pregnant woman's delivery date.

Harmful bacterial biofilms targeted by researchers

08 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Whiteley Corporation

A new manufacturing research partnership is aiming to develop solutions for harmful biofilm infections, which can cause morbidity in humans and animals.

Removing tonsils, adenoids, increases long-term risks

08 June, 2018

Tonsil and adenoid removal has been associated with significantly increased long-term risks of respiratory, allergic and infectious diseases.

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