The TGA has published amendments to the Standard for Disinfectants and Sanitary Products (TGO 104) to allow listed disinfectants to make validated claims to kill the COVID-19 virus on surfaces.
Medical recruitment companies MedWorld and MedRecruit have joined forces to launch a campaign to help find the workforce needed to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Infection control measures like handwashing, wearing masks, protective clothing or gloves, are widely endorsed as a means of curbing the spread of COVID-19. But just how effective are they at reducing transmission of the virus?
A lack of humidity control regulations for public buildings will have a subsequent impact on possible coronavirus transmission and health.
APHA has announced that the nation's private hospitals are ready and willing to alleviate pressure on the public hospitals by taking on some of the elective surgery caseload.
South Australia is securing its poo stores for international export.
Supplies of routine medicines in Australia may become dangerously scarce — or outright unavailable — as the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak takes hold, experts have warned.
The London-based patient received a stem cell transplant from donors with the HIV-resistant gene CCR5.
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So what are these clinics? And why are people being advised to use them rather than seeing their GP or going straight to the emergency department?
Users of urinary catheters will benefit from significantly reduced pain and infection risk thanks to a new antimicrobial coating.
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have identified two distinct neuroanatomical subtypes of schizophrenia after analysing the brain scans of more than 300 patients.
A Chinese study of more than 1000 patients has found that chest CT outperformed lab testing in the diagnosis of COVID-19.
Many families spend years looking for a cause to the symptoms of a rare disease. A diagnosis gives families an answer and the ability to find support.
Clinicians in the US have encountered a case of 'urinary auto-brewery syndrome', in which a 61-year-old woman urinated alcohol despite claims that she did not drink alcohol.
The standard highlights the need for pharmacists with specific geriatric medicine expertise to work as part of interdisciplinary teams to improve the safety and quality of care for older Australians.