Clinical Services

Mater Mothers' gets the scoop on what matters most to mums

20 August, 2021

Quality-of-life data collected from women before and after childbirth is helping Mater Mothers' Hospital advance towards value-based maternity care.

Smart nanotech fights fungal infections

18 August, 2021

New nanobiotechnology has demonstrated a remarkable ability to battle one of the most invasive and resistant fungal infections — Candida albicans.

New national care standard for Australians with cataract

17 August, 2021

The Cataract Clinical Care Standard will help to ensure decisions about cataract surgery are more consistent nationally and based on clinical need.

Valvular heart disease rising rapidly, says report

16 August, 2021

More than a quarter of a million Australians have faulty heart valves and are at risk of serious complications, and don't know it.

CRISPR-based COVID test gives results in 20 min

13 August, 2021

CRISPR-based COVID tests are emerging as powerful alternatives to conventional diagnostics due to their speed and simplicity.

GPs and pharmacists urge all Australians to get vaccinated

12 August, 2021

The RACGP is also urging patients to receive both COVID-19 vaccine doses from the same vaccinator.

TGA approves Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for adults

10 August, 2021

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the TGA approval would provide another shot in the arm for Australia's vaccination rollout.

Hospital-grade antenatal care delivered virtually

06 August, 2021

An antenatal care program delivered by telehealth has demonstrated a level of care provision that is as good as a face-to-face consultation.

Review of National Medicines Policy after 22 years

04 August, 2021

For the first time since its development in 1999, Australia's National Medicines Policy is set for review.

Opioid overuse: Australia needs national strategy

04 August, 2021

Australia needs a comprehensive, coordinated approach to overdose prevention by national and state governments and professional groups.

Genomics: a new frontier in the fight against neurodegenerative diseases

03 August, 2021 by Matt Keon, CEO and Co-Founder of GenieUs

Genomic medicine has the potential to make diagnosis and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases more efficient and effective, supporting new therapeutic options.

RACGP welcomes changes to vaccine rollout

03 August, 2021

Changes to the COVID-19 vaccine rollout have been welcomed by The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Race to 80%: Australia's ticket to opening up, says report

02 August, 2021

Australia can safely begin to 'live with COVID' when 80% of the population is vaccinated.

Sydney-developed COVID-19 nasal spray seeks trial participants

22 July, 2021

ENA Respiratory is seeking 100 healthy Sydneysiders to participate in a phase I study of its anti-COVID-19 nasal spray.

Scalp cooling lets 1 in 2 women keep hair during chemo

22 July, 2021

Cancer experts are calling for greater access to advanced scalp-cooling technology for women undergoing chemotherapy in a bid to reduce the impact of treatment-related hair loss.

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