A study has found that intensive care unit (ICU) copper hospital beds harbour 95% fewer bacteria than conventional hospital beds, asssisting with infection control.
Monash University researchers warn that global warming is likely to increase illnesses caused by undernutrition, due to the effects of heat exposure.
Monash University and RMIT, in collaboration with Healthtalk Australia, have launched an online resource to address the lack of information and awareness of early menopause.
Neurosurgeon Dr Marc Coughlan has introduced a minimally invasive endoscopic radiofrequency denervation for the treatment of back pain.
Australians with complex eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia will be able to access new services through Medicare from 1 November 2019.
From 1 November 2019, Medicare rebates will be available for positron emission tomography (PET) scans for breast cancer.
With a range of different scar types and a variety of repair methods available, the treatment of scarring remains a challenge.
Critical to prevention and control of norovirus outbreaks are standard and contact precautions in addition to enhanced cleaning and disinfection.
A study has found that a diet high in fibre and yoghurt is associated with reduced risk of lung cancer.
A list of up-and-coming technologies has been unveiled by the Cleveland Clinic, selected by a panel of Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists.
The prevalence of antimicrobial resistance in Australian aged-care homes, combined with high levels of inappropriate antibiotic use, support the need for increased action both in activities to improve antimicrobial stewardship and in infection prevention and control.
Tuberculosis (TB) can now be identified in less than an hour thanks to a new blood test.
Researchers have discovered how medications for Parkinson's disease cause some patients to develop addictive behaviours such as problem gambling, binge eating, hypersexuality and excessive shopping.
Science, defence and pharmaceutical organisations are partnering in the war on superbugs.