Queensland Health is testing a man for coronavirus (2019-nCoV) after he returned from central China with a respiratory illness.
UNSW Sydney researchers are calling for a new whooping cough vaccine in the face of a rise of evolving strains that can evade vaccine-generated immunity.
CSIRO and the University of California San Diego have engineered what is claimed to be the first breed of genetically modified mosquitoes resistant to spreading all four types of the dengue virus.
Researchers have developed a bacteria-destroying technology that uses nano-sized particles of magnetic liquid metal to shred bacteria and bacterial biofilm without harming good cells.
UK and US researchers have found that the 'rubber hand illusion' could help those with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) overcome their condition without the stress caused by exposure therapy.
A Monash Health study investigating inequalities in acute stroke care found Australians in rural areas are not receiving the same timely care as those in cities.
The Heart Foundation is urging those with conditions such as heart failure, and those aged 65 years and over, to be aware of the risks to their health and the need to protect themselves.
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has urged the federal government to make reforms to help GPs care for affected communities at the frontline of the bushfire crisis.
Unlike the Ganesan study, published in Internal Medicine Journal, GenesisCare cardiologists have found marked variation in complication rates for cardiac device implantation.
Hospitals are expecting a spate of preventable injuries and illnesses over the festive season, with December being the busiest month of the year for emergency departments.
Public and private hospitals have similar safety outcomes for pacemaker and defibrillator implant surgeries, according to a comparative study.
A joint statement from 28 health and medical groups urges the federal and NSW governments to respond to the public health emergency created by the air pollution from bushfire smoke.
Surfex from Whiteley Medical is a dry-surface biofilm remover and disinfectant, intended for use on environmental surfaces and for non-critical medical devices such as hospital beds and theatre trolleys.