Positive trial results could mean earlier access to life-saving drug for mothers
A new paper is calling for a review of guidelines that restrict obese Australian women's access to assisted fertility treatment such as IVF.
Given that there are treatments available to reduce the risk once it's identified, there appears to be a clear role for routine cervical length screening as part of the regular pregnancy ultrasound examinations.
A combination therapy discovered by Canadian scientists shreds that shell of Gram-negative bacteria, allowing antibiotics to enter and be effective.
Domestic commercial farming licences for medicinal cannabis will mean faster access to the drug by qualified doctors for their patients.
Media reports of a flu epidemic in the United States are causing alarm.
'Cutting a better drug deal', a report released by the Grattan Institute, shows Australians are paying up to five times the price for a group of seven commonly prescribed drugs.
A reduction in the therapeutic radiation dose used to treat paediatric cancers is likely the cause of a drop in subsequent cancer in children, according to a study appearing in the 28 February issue of JAMA.
We do not have a strong sense of how many counterfeit drugs are in the public health system and if you are relying on medication to support your health, you want it to work.
Treatment-resistant anorexia has the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric disorder. Deep brain stimulation is giving patients hope.
Australian researchers have discovered remarkable evolutionary changes to insulin regulation in the platypus and the echidna — which could pave the way for new treatments for type 2 diabetes in humans.
A miniature model of the gut made from stem cells lifts the lid on how infection-causing enteroviruses enter the intestine.
A human trial for a malaria vaccine has achieved up to 100% protection against infection (by the same strain used in the vaccine) for at least 10 weeks after the last dose.
The Philadelphia Pediatric Medical Device Consortium (PPDC) has announced seed grants to three companies developing medical devices for children.
Melbourne researchers have used cutting-edge genomics technology to show a strain of a bacteria can be transmitted to patients from machines commonly used to regulate body temperature during cardiac surgery.