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Newmarch House findings released

26 August, 2020

The Australian Government has released findings from the investigation into the spread of COVID-19 at Sydney aged-care facility Newmarch House.

Researchers create fast-acting 'biorubber' surgical glue

26 August, 2020

A novel surgical glue can help join blood vessels and close wounds faster than current bioadhesives and may serve as a platform to deliver pain relief drugs.

CSIRO welcomes Oxford vaccine agreement

21 August, 2020

CSIRO has welcomed the Australian Government's agreement with AstraZeneca, which will give Australians access to the University of Oxford's COVID-19 vaccine.

Plastics exposure evident in human tissues

20 August, 2020

Research presented at the American Chemical Society Fall 2020 Virtual Meeting & Expo has examined the presence of micro- and nanoplastics in human organs and tissues.

Pandemic guidelines leave women and babies at risk

18 August, 2020

A UniSA researcher and qualified midwife warns that guidelines discouraging women from attending face-to-face antenatal visits could result in a spike in stillbirths.

Acceleration of inhaled oxytocin to reduce maternal mortality

18 August, 2020

A novel form of oxytocin is in accelerated development at Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences to address the world's leading cause of maternal mortality.

Paediatric stroke rehabilitation guidelines published

17 August, 2020

Researchers and clinical experts led by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute have produced Australian clinical guidelines to improve the rehabilitation of children who have a stroke.

Global concern over Russian vaccine announcement

17 August, 2020

Australian experts have responded to reports that Russia has approved a COVID-19 vaccine known as Sputnik V for widespread use after less than two months of human testing.

PPE unmasked: Australia's healthcare workers are inadequately protected

12 August, 2020 by Alicia Dennis, University of Melbourne and Jane L Whitelaw, University of Wollongong for The Conversation

National guidance needs to be urgently updated to reflect safest practice and acknowledge what we're learning about the airborne spread of the virus.

Study reveals long COVID-19 recovery

12 August, 2020

University of Leeds researchers have identified a pattern of long-term symptoms experienced by people hospitalised with COVID-19.

Sun safety sensor lets you know when you've had too much

11 August, 2020

Researchers at Macquarie University's Nanotechnology Laboratory have created a personalised, wearable UV-sensitive device that could help millions avoid skin cancer.

Woman acquires impetigo in "unclean" quarantine hotel

10 August, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

A woman in her 30s claims to have acquired impetigo, a contagious skin infection, during her stay at a quarantine hotel in Sydney.

WA team treat heart disease with cancer therapy

07 August, 2020

The team of doctors used stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy to treat a patient with a life-threatening arrhythmia known as ventricular tachycardia.

Sniffer dogs train to detect COVID-19

04 August, 2020

Researchers at the University of Adelaide are working with international partners to train sniffer dogs to detect COVID-19.

Dental association anticipates COVID cavity spike

03 August, 2020

One in three of us is walking around with untreated tooth decay, while one in four has periodontal disease with periodontal pockets 4 mm or deeper.

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