The test, given to potential heart attack patients admitted to hospital, could be misleading and lead to misdiagnosis and inappropriate treatment.
A new white paper has found that neurological, mental health and substance use disorders are having a staggering impact on the Australian economy.
HCIDs can be devastating. We look at their key features, their consequences for health clinicians and the importance of biocontainment.
A major long-term study has found that eggs do increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and death. Researchers recommend eating fewer eggs — but not giving them up.
A new blood test can identify people at risk of stress disorders, or who are experiencing them severely.
The death rates of people with autism spectrum disorder are twice that of the general population. But their autism is not the primary cause of death.
New research has found that 1 in 5 former and current smokers will suffer from pancreatic cancer — and the risks are worse for men.
With 70% of hospitals often supplying postoperative opioid prescriptions 'just in case', hospital pharmacies are in a position to take action.
A new study has confirmed that there is no increased risk of adverse birth outcomes if a woman falls pregnant within 12 months of a stillbirth.
When compared to traditional cleaning methods, wipes decrease the time to clean patient rooms by 23% and they reduce the human capital cost by around $50 per employee per day.
Correct disinfection of re-usable medical devices, including ultrasound probes, is important to prevent infection transmission.
Middle-aged men able to do 40 push-ups are at low risk of a cardiovascular event. Indeed, push-ups are more effective than treadmills at identifying CVD risk.
Report: Patients who've had a heart attack are twice as likely to die prematurely compared to the general population, in part due to sub-optimal care.
A major study has found that pumped breastmilk may contain an increase in pathogens that can lead to chronic disease.