UK-based charity Turning Point has one goal: to save lives. It is leveraging technology-led innovation to do so.
A new technique repairs damaged nerves and cells within the ear, and could soon restore hearing to millions of people.
Increased evidence that e-cigarettes help smokers quit means doctors have an ethical obligation to prescribe them when other options fail.
A man suffered unusual consequences when participating in a hot chilli pepper eating competition.
A major study finds that the risk of dementia increases with the number and severity of brain trauma injuries.
Using a modified procedure, surgeons have returned genuine smiles to the faces of patients with one-sided facial muscle paralysis.
It's in everyone's best interests that cancer patients recover — including that of the Australian economy.
Boys with asthma are 30% more likely to fracture a bone than boys without, while girls with asthma have no link to bone fractures.
Worldwide, overuse of inappropriate tests and treatments such as imaging, opioids and surgery means patients are not receiving the right care, and resources are wasted.
Pregnant women with anaemia are twice as likely to die during pregnancy or shortly after giving birth than those without anaemia.
Women considering pregnancy should be told about the pros and cons of different approaches, say researchers.
A new study has found that children as young as four with ADHD symptoms have reduced brain volumes in areas essential for behavioural control.
The osteomiR microRNA signature is intended to assess the risk of a first fracture in female patients of postmenopausal osteoporosis and type 2 diabetes. This information enables timely interventions and can help to avoid fractures.
For two Australian nurses, not receiving a flu vax seriously impacted their health. Their message: stop by your pharmacy and get a flu jab.
A 15-year research project has found that a one-week drug course will dramatically reduce meningitis deaths worldwide, and has been adopted by WHO.