Five childhood risk factors that predict stroke and heart attacks in adulthood have been identified after being tracked for up to half a century in the world's largest international prospective cardiovascular disease study.
Monash University's registry-based clinical trial, PROpatient, aims to determine if symptom monitoring and care coordination, using digital patient pathways, improve quality of life for cancer patients.
The spread of drug-resistant bacteria in the community is increasing the risk of death for common infections such as urinary tract infections (UTIs) — which affect around one in two women and one in 20 men in their lifetime.
Labour and natural childbirth cause stress on a mother's body but an emergency caesarean is associated with even more inflammatory gene expression in the placenta, according to a new study.
It used to be a familiar scene for Emergency Department Director Prof. Paul Preisz. A psychiatric or drug-affected patient being ferried to and from departments.
Offering mailed nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) and Quitline support to patients encouraged almost one-third of smokers to quit before their elective surgery.
Whiteley's surface cleaning and disinfection products can help keep healthcare and aged-care facilities clean and free of bacterial contamination.
The minimally invasive Ivor Lewis esophagectomy surgery has been successfully performed on a patient at Mater Private Hospital Townsville.
The government has announced $345.7m funding for on-site pharmacists and community pharmacy services in government-funded residential aged care facilities (RACFs).
The Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (ASUM) has launched new guidelines mapping a way forward for sonographers to open dialogue and be more transparent with obstetric patients about the results of their scans.
Dr Martina Barzan and her team have created digital 'twins' of child patients that would enable surgeons to better plan, test and execute complex surgeries.
The introduction of oral antiviral treatments calls on the expertise and services of hospital pharmacists as we progress towards the endemic stage of this pandemic.
A collaboration between the Hudson Institute of Medical Research and the Wellcome Sanger Institute, Cambridge UK, explores how antimicrobial resistance (AMR) spreads inside the human gut.
A new Peter Mac-led study has posthumously tested samples from ovarian cancer patients who missed the chance for genetic testing before they died of the disease.
The National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce (NCCET) has developed a risk classification tool to guide clinicians making decisions about which people are most likely to benefit from drugs.