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COVID-19 and the cheap, old, boring drug that could treat it

19 June, 2020 by Nial Wheate, University of Sydney

New UK research gives the strongest indication yet we may have found a useful treatment for COVID-19.

Transplant success with heart-in-a-box method

18 June, 2020

A new heart transplant method means that a donated heart can now be transported and preserved for longer than previously possible.

Second wave of COVID-19 a concern, experts say

17 June, 2020 by Αmy Sarcevic

Australian healthcare workers are being warned about the prospect of another spike in coronavirus cases.

Collaboration will tackle coeliac disease

17 June, 2020

The research collaboration aims to advance our understanding of the immune mechanisms behind coeliac disease.

Test improves prostate cancer detection

16 June, 2020

Australian researchers have found that a groundbreaking test can improve the early detection of prostate cancer.

Preview released for updated Australian Asthma Handbook

15 June, 2020

The National Asthma Council Australia has released a preview of the updated Australian Asthma Handbook V2.1.

Serious assault injures paramedic

12 June, 2020

A paramedic has been taken to hospital suffering severe pain and a partially dislocated shoulder after being assaulted while attempting to treat a patient.

Reduce unused containers to stop mosquito breeding, say researchers

11 June, 2020

Reducing the number of unused containers lying around could be an efficient and effective means of mosquito control.

Clot buster holds hope for treating COVID-19

10 June, 2020

An Australian-developed anti-clotting drug could treat one of the most devastating, life-threatening complications of COVID-19 — microscopic blood clots.

National Taskforce recommends remdesivir for COVID-19

05 June, 2020

The antiviral drug is the first medication to be recommended as a considered treatment for hospitalised patients with the condition.

Adenovirus vector vaccines unlikely to win fight against COVID-19

04 June, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

A vaccine expert has dashed hopes of an adenovirus vector-based COVID‑19 vaccine — claiming it is unlikely to be effective and, if so, unsafe.

Multiple myeloma triple therapy now on PBS

04 June, 2020

Each drug in the combination has a different mechanism of action to kill myeloma cells, and all work together to help fight the disease.

Targeting triple-negative breast tumours

03 June, 2020

A team of researchers at The University of Queensland may have found a way to improve treatment of triple-negative breast cancer.

Cancer patients set to benefit from expanded oncology network

02 June, 2020

Patients will have increased access to the latest oncology treatment technology and research, following GenesisCare's acquisition.

Steam Australia validated cleaning method recommendations

01 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Steam Australia

Steam Australia provides training, equipment and ongoing support for the hospital, healthcare and aged-care industries across Australia and New Zealand.

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