Clinical Services

Disparity in rare cancer rates, treatment across Australia

14 April, 2023

New research, released by Cancer Council, has highlighted the immense collective health impact of rare cancers on the Australian population.

NAC releases new First Aid for Asthma Chart

14 April, 2023

The National Asthma Council Australia (NAC) has released a significant new chart that provides guidance for the use of preventer and reliever combinations in an emergency.

Is there an optimal blood pressure drug for every person?

13 April, 2023

The number of people with hypertension has doubled, and around a third of adults aged 30–79 have the condition — 1.28 billion people worldwide.

Whiteley Bactol Range Hand Sanitisers and Moisturisers

13 April, 2023 | Supplied by: Whiteley

Increased hygiene frequency can cause dry, cracked skin which compromises skin integrity. Bactol Sanitisers can help alleviate this problem in two ways.

WEHI, MSD's antimalarial drug candidate enters Phase 1 trial

11 April, 2023

A new antimalarial drug candidate, discovered by WEHI and global biopharmaceutical company MSD, has entered Phase 1 clinical testing in healthy participants.

Therapy for babies with autism signs cuts long-term costs

11 April, 2023

New research evaluating the potential cost savings of a therapy for babies displaying early autism signs has predicted a three-dollar return to Australia's National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) for every dollar invested in therapy.

OSA may directly cause cognitive decline

11 April, 2023

Patients with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) often show cognitive deficits, but these have traditionally been attributed to comorbidities such as systemic hypertension, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, and type 2 diabetes.

INOVA Air Purifiers INOVA-E300H air purifier

06 April, 2023 | Supplied by: INOVA Air Purifiers

INOVA Air Purifiers has been providing clean air solutions since 2003. The INOVA range of medical-grade air purifiers is used in Australia's leading hospitals.

In Conversation with Anna Peeters

03 April, 2023 by Mansi Gandhi

Anna Peeters from Deakin University reflects on the challenge of obesity — her current focus — and the role of health systems and environments in improving outcomes.

Paediatrician expresses concern for kids as flu cases rise

03 April, 2023

The rising number of flu cases across the country is set to put further pressure on our healthcare system, which is already thought to be close to breaking point.

S-7XTRA disinfectant cleaner wipes

01 April, 2023 | Supplied by: Anaeron Pty Ltd

The S-7XTRA cleaner disinfectant kills 52+ pathogens including bacteria, COVID-19, norovirus, mould, fungi, yeast, TB and spores such as C. difficile.

Shifting boundaries

29 March, 2023 by Tom Simpson*

The boundaries of the pharmacy profession are shifting in Australia, which presents a fantastic opportunity.

Endometriosis and pelvic pain clinics expanded

24 March, 2023

The federal government has increased the commitment for endometriosis and pelvic pain clinics across all states and territories from 16 to 20.

AI tool aims to improve safe use of IV heparin

24 March, 2023

An artificial intelligence (AI) tool to improve the safe use of intravenous heparin is being developed by researchers at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH).

"We can't make the same mistake twice"

21 March, 2023 by Victoria Keays, Partner at Gordon Legal

A painful lung disease caused by inhaling harmful levels of silica dust, silicosis is costing Australian tradies their jobs and, ultimately, their lives.

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