The active compound in magic mushrooms — psilocybin — has been found to produce large, rapid and sustained improvements in patients with treatment-resistant major depressive disorder.
The Australian Government has secured two more potential coronavirus vaccines for Australia.
With the use of medication being the most common healthcare intervention, the challenge of upholding safety has never been more important.
Dr Larisa Labzin has helped demystify the topic of COVID-19 reinfections — highlighting what researchers now know for sure, what they think may be true and which areas they still have no idea about.
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the invaluable health work undertaken by the Centre's personnel, who operate as Australian Medical Assistance Teams.
Discovering that high levels of microplastics are released when preparing formula in polypropylene infant feeding bottles, researchers have developed recommendations to mitigate the risk.
Thousands of workers from NSW Health, the Australian Defence Force, Qantas and even Taronga Zoo have played their part in the public health response to COVID-19.
It is sometimes said that paramedics see more trauma in one shift than most people see in a lifetime. We ride along with Steve Perryman for the day.
We take a look at some of the COVID-busting infection control technologies being used to mitigate the spread of SARS-CoV-2.
Bionics innovations are changing the lives of people around the world who live with complex disabilities, chronic diseases and previously untreatable health conditions.
Macquarie University's Professor Anand Deva removes women's implants every week, as mounting evidence shows that removal alleviates symptoms being experienced by recipients.
All eyes are firmly fixed on the 100+ vaccine candidates currently competing to tackle COVID-19.
New findings by researchers at the UBC Faculty of Medicine are set to change international treatment recommendations for people with newly diagnosed HIV.
When infection control strategies aren't watertight, bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites can spread like wildfire.
The combination of rarely cleaned devices and a days-long infection window means that healthcare facilities need to take special care when it comes to managing devices.