Having a COVID-19 infection is associated with an increased risk of developing Guillain-Barré syndrome within the next six weeks, according to a new study.
A potential cure for a severe immune deficiency disorder in children that makes them extremely vulnerable to infections will be offered in Australia under a gene therapy trial.
Gaza is facing an unprecedented health crisis that risks an outbreak of deadly infectious diseases, such as cholera, because water and sanitation services have completely broken down, according to Oxfam.
Supporting mental health nurses with information on the risks and benefits of recreational cannabis could help reduce harm caused by the substance.
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A study has highlighted the need for doctors to be vigilant with early detection and monitoring of liver complications in patients with diabetes and obesity.
A new type of research method is helping to identify best practice around intravascular (IV) catheter usage, in a bid to drive down the 3500 cases of bloodstream infection (BSI) that occur annually in Australia.
A research team has examined shortcomings in responses to the continuous positive airway machine and found adding combinations of therapies gets results in those unable to tolerate CPAP.
Breakthrough Victoria is investing in virtual reality technology to reduce patient pain, stress and anxiety when having blood tests, vaccinations and medical imaging.
A lot has changed for the better since Lilian Chiwera, founder of the Surgical Site Infection (SSI) Prevention Society, began her career in infection prevention and control (IPC) in 2009.
A white paper has addressed concerns around antimicrobial resistance in water sources and the implications for human and animal health, the environment, and industry.
A drug trialled for epilepsy patients is said to help reduce focal-onset seizures.
The International Atherosclerosis Society released guidance to improve care of Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH), and the risk of early heart disease.
Research suggests the diagnosis threshold for type 2 diabetes should be lowered in women under 50 years, since natural blood loss through menstruation could be affecting their blood sugar management.
Researchers from the University of Queensland and The Alfred hospital have identified gene variants which may contribute to people being at higher risk for nodular melanoma.