A man's chest caught on fire during emergency heart surgery after a dry surgical pack ignited.
A new JAMA study suggests that dentists should revisit their use of pre-emptive antibiotic prescriptions, as the risks may outweight the benefits.
Women who conceive via IVF are five times more likely to experience heart failure than women who conceive naturally, according to a new study.
The Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare state that antimicrobial-coated sutures can help reduce SSIs.
Researchers found higher soy intake was linked to a 77% reduced risk of osteoporotic fractures in younger women.
Sleep apnoea, associated with high morbidity and mortality, is being missed by doctors due to insufficient test criteria. A new methodology is being proposed.
A small paper cone, combined with a smartphone app, can identify ear infections in young children.
People born very preterm or very low weight are four times more likely to have lung-related issues in early adulthood than those born on time.
Using MRI, scientists have captured 3D images that show how infants' brains and skulls change shape as they move through the birth canal just before delivery.
New Australian research has found that a significant number of sleep apnoea patients are depressed, with a quarter on antidepressants.
Cancer patients are not being advised by their physicians that there is an increased risk of cardiotoxicity associated with their treatments.
Preventative antibiotics, given to all women whose childbirth involves forceps or vacuum extraction, could halve maternal infections including sepsis.
New research suggesting that joint supplements may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease events has been met with scepticism by Australian experts.
Lessons from a complicated history of hospital PBS funding.
The need for chemotherapy will increase dramatically by 2040, as will the need for more practising cancer physicians.