Clinical Services

Infant pain-monitoring device gains international approval

28 May, 2021

The smartphone-based pain assessment application has potential for use in children's hospitals, in postnatal wards, and among parents and other healthcare professionals.

Rising temperatures could lead to more stillbirths, study finds

28 May, 2021

Early research suggests that climate change could lead to more stillbirths.

Last chance for aged-care providers to claim free PainChek licence

20 May, 2021

This fortnight is the last chance for aged-care facilities to participate in the government-subsidised rollout of a complete point-of-care solution for best practice pain management.

Tech restores lives of those in chronic pain

19 May, 2021

The Avalon Study has demonstrated the life-changing benefits of a closed-loop spinal cord stimulation system in patients with chronic, intractable pain.

New COVID-19 vaccine completely blocks viral transmission

19 May, 2021 by Amy Sarcevic

An Adelaide-based company has developed a COVID-19 vaccine that completely blocks viral transmission to individuals who lack immunity, as well as offering protection for those inoculated.

COVID-19 antiviral treatment developed in Qld

18 May, 2021

Australian and US researchers have developed an experimental direct-acting antiviral therapy to treat COVID-19.

New cancer centre to offer cutting-edge radiation therapy services

14 May, 2021

A state-of-the-art cancer centre is scheduled to open within Holmesglen Private Hospital in September this year, offering the latest in advanced radiation therapy.

Genomics industry making headlines at HealthData21

14 May, 2021 | Supplied by: Australasian Institute of Digital Health

Genomics is the focus for the first day of the annual health data conference of the Australasian Institute of Digital Health (AIDH), HealthData21.

Kirby Institute modelling could assist pandemic exit strategy

13 May, 2021

UNSW's Kirby Institute has used mathematical modelling to test the effectiveness of different vaccination strategies for controlling the COVID-19 pandemic.

Breast implant cancer risk warning

11 May, 2021

Victorian women who have undergone breast implant or breast reconstructive procedures are being encouraged to watch for early symptoms of a rare form of cancer.

Historic PBS listing of cannabis for Dravet syndrome

10 May, 2021

Epidyolex has been added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) for the treatment of Dravet syndrome, a rare and drug-resistant form of epilepsy.

Softmed begins sterilisation wrap production to ensure local supply

07 May, 2021

One million sterilisation wraps will be produced each month in response to a critical worldwide shortage that threatens surgery cancellations in Australia.

1.8m Australians missing out on recommended heart treatment

06 May, 2021

Treating high-risk patients with recommended blood pressure and cholesterol-lowering medicines could prevent more than 103,000 heart attacks, strokes and heart-related deaths.

New national standard for intensive care pharmacists

05 May, 2021

The standardised guidelines place pharmacists as key members of the multidisciplinary medical team caring for patients in the ICU.

What's happening in workplace washrooms?

04 May, 2021

In the washroom, Australians are most concerned about their co-workers not washing their hands, touching door handles and taps, and the cleanliness of the air.

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