APHA has announced that the nation's private hospitals are ready and willing to alleviate pressure on the public hospitals by taking on some of the elective surgery caseload.
South Australia is securing its poo stores for international export.
Supplies of routine medicines in Australia may become dangerously scarce — or outright unavailable — as the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak takes hold, experts have warned.
The London-based patient received a stem cell transplant from donors with the HIV-resistant gene CCR5.
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Users of urinary catheters will benefit from significantly reduced pain and infection risk thanks to a new antimicrobial coating.
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have identified two distinct neuroanatomical subtypes of schizophrenia after analysing the brain scans of more than 300 patients.
A Chinese study of more than 1000 patients has found that chest CT outperformed lab testing in the diagnosis of COVID-19.
Many families spend years looking for a cause to the symptoms of a rare disease. A diagnosis gives families an answer and the ability to find support.
Clinicians in the US have encountered a case of 'urinary auto-brewery syndrome', in which a 61-year-old woman urinated alcohol despite claims that she did not drink alcohol.
The standard highlights the need for pharmacists with specific geriatric medicine expertise to work as part of interdisciplinary teams to improve the safety and quality of care for older Australians.
Lifeline has launched a purpose-built helpline to support those affected by the recent Australian bushfire crisis.
An AIHW report says Australian public hospitals are exceeding the national target for reducing golden staph bloodstream infections, with a stable infection rate reported for the last five years.
A US research team has developed a computer that can accurately predict whether an antidepressant will work, based on patients' brain activity.
A report published by Avner Pancreatic Cancer Foundation shows that, without action, pancreatic cancer is likely to become Australia's second biggest cancer killer.