Clinical Services

Liver cancer: non-invasive treatment trial to begin soon

25 February, 2022

A new non-invasive treatment for inoperable early-stage liver cancer is set to be trialled across Australia this year.

Global trial to investigate fractional COVID-19 boosters

23 February, 2022

Up to 3300 healthy adults across Australia, Indonesia and Mongolia will be invited to take part in a global trial investigating the impact of administering reduced COVID-19 booster shots.

Music for stem cells: how soundwaves could help regrow bones

22 February, 2022

Researchers have used soundwaves to turn stem cells into bone cells, in a tissue engineering advance that could help regrow bones.

Mechanical blood clot removal improves outcomes for stroke patients

21 February, 2022

In an international study of 1000 stroke patients, nearly half of survivors achieved good to ideal outcomes at three months after the stroke if they had received mechanical clot removal.

Immune stimulant could help prevent asthma in children

15 February, 2022

A recent study by respiratory researchers from Perth has found that OM-85, an immune-boosting medication, could help prevent babies from developing asthma.

Menopause: AIA, Aus Menopause Society partner to combat misdiagnoses

15 February, 2022

AIA Australia believes that there is a significant need for increased education and access to evidence-based information about menopause to ensure correct diagnosis.

Scoping study for mRNA vaccine nasal spray begins

10 February, 2022

Macquarie University respiratory scientist Professor Daniela Traini and Professor Pall Thordarson, Director of the UNSW RNA Institute, have started work on a scoping study to deliver mRNA vaccines via nasal spray.

New drug study hopes to help kids with severe epilepsy

10 February, 2022

Researchers from the University of South Australia are working with European researchers to investigate a range of FDA-approved drugs with an aim to help kids with severe epilepsy.

New stillbirth prevention and bereavement care standard

07 February, 2022

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care is seeking feedback on the draft Stillbirth Clinical Care Standard from clinicians, health services, consumers and anyone with an interest in maternity care, stillbirth or bereavement care.

Cervical screening tests could help detect ovarian, breast cancers

02 February, 2022

Cervical screening tests could be used to find ovarian and breast cancers, according to international researchers.

Hospital Products Australia AGEMA Biosafety 2.0

01 February, 2022 | Supplied by: Hospital Products Australia

The AGEMA Biosafety 2.0 provides instant additional biocontainment wards or rooms for highly infectious diseases.

Combating resistance

31 January, 2022 by Amy Sarcevic

For almost two years, the gaze of the public, healthcare system and media has been fixated on a very blatant public health threat; all the while a silent pandemic, antimicrobial resistance, has quietly continued gripping the world.

Polytherapy-based approach to fight multidrug resistance

25 January, 2022

Researchers have discovered that the use of nanoparticles, in combination with other antibiotics, could help prevent antibiotic resistance and reduce antibiotic intake.

Emerging stronger

25 January, 2022

From delivering over 500K vaccinations to disability and aged-care residents to achieving over five million completions for its online COVID-19 training platform for the Department of Health, global healthcare provider Aspen Medical has played a key role in Australia's pandemic response.

Bacterial AMR played a role in 4.95 million deaths in 2019

24 January, 2022

Antimicrobial-resistant infections played a role in 4.95 million deaths in 2019, according to analysis of 204 countries and territories.

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