People who die by suicide do not necessarily express their suicidal thoughts to health professionals, according to a new study.
With peripheral venous catheters failure unacceptably high, a new study identifies which dressings are the most likely to remain secure.
Children who are genetically disposed towards coeliac disease could be triggered by a common intestinal virus.
A major Australian study examined cleaning processes in 11 large hospitals. Their findings are key to helping manage infection control.
Double the number of Australians are dying from opioid addiction than heroin. A new opioid prescription guide for medical practitioners seeks to address this.
The Power Threat Meaning Framework is an alternative diagnostic tool, focusing on the impact of power on us all — including trauma victims.
Study author calls for increased emotional support for women who've had emergency caesarians to reduce the risk of postnatal depression.
Painkillers such as aspirin and ibuprofen have been found to significantly improve survival rates for head or neck cancer patients with the PIK3CA mutation.
Vic doctors who consciensciously object to abortion and don't recommend their patient to another doctor are breaking the law — and risking patient health.
A new study has found that, while basic hygiene standards were high, hand hygiene standards practised by paramedics appear to be "remarkably low".
One hospital has joined forces with a local quilting club to help premmies and parents bond — over hand-stitched hearts, infused with their own scent.
A record-breaking increase in organ donation registration has seen more lives saved via transplants and placed Australia in the top 15 for organ donation.
Delaying a newborn's first bath by 12 hours may significantly improve breastfeeding exclusivity, and make it easier for the baby to latch.
Australian researchers found nicotine in six varieties of 'nicotine-free' e-cigarette liquids bought online and over the counter from Australian suppliers.