Are smokers more likely to contract COVID-19 than non-smokers? Are they likely to have worse outcomes? Two academics from UNSW Sydney discuss how coronavirus affects smokers.
Health professionals and scientists have learned a great deal in the space of weeks and months since this all started in late December 2019.
A surface disinfectant produced by Whiteley Corporation is reported to be the first product in Australia to carry the new TGA-approved label claim against the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) virus.
The National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce is developing 'living guidelines' to provide updated, evidence-based guidance to clinicians caring for COVID-19 patients.
With the increase in coronavirus cases around the country, managers of foodservice operations should take steps to reduce the spread of infection and contamination risks.
Patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma can now gain access to a new treatment option under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.
A groundbreaking technology that enhances lung cancer tissue is providing surgeons with a significantly better chance of finding and removing more cancer than ever before.
The technology is used for applications including killing airborne and surface pathogens such as viruses — including coronavirus (COVID-19) — bacteria and moulds.
NSW Ambulance has announced a plan to temporarily introduce paramedic students to out-of-hospital emergencies, raising concerns from the NSW Australian Paramedics Association.
One in 10 of the 250,000 Australians living with epilepsy experience a seizure-related injury each year, many of which can be life-threatening.
Modelling published by the Medical Journal of Australia suggests that Australian hospitals do not currently have the capacity to accommodate possible demand.
The TGA has published amendments to the Standard for Disinfectants and Sanitary Products (TGO 104) to allow listed disinfectants to make validated claims to kill the COVID-19 virus on surfaces.
Medical recruitment companies MedWorld and MedRecruit have joined forces to launch a campaign to help find the workforce needed to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Infection control measures like handwashing, wearing masks, protective clothing or gloves, are widely endorsed as a means of curbing the spread of COVID-19. But just how effective are they at reducing transmission of the virus?
A lack of humidity control regulations for public buildings will have a subsequent impact on possible coronavirus transmission and health.