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TGA advises of possible saline contamination

04 December, 2023

A recent outbreak of Ralstonia pickettii in Australian hospital patients has been linked to contaminated saline.

New adaptive clinical trial for progressive MS

29 November, 2023

An adaptive clinical trial for Australians living with MS is hoping to reverse neurological damage caused by progressive multiple sclerosis.

Charm novaLUM II-X system

28 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Cell Biosciences Pty Ltd

The novaLUM II-X system brings together Charm’s ATP (adenosine triphosphate) detection technology and new novaLINK 5 software for a system designed to make sanitation verification, corrective action and documentation easier.

WHO responds to upsurge of respiratory illness in China

24 November, 2023

The World Health Organization has shared an update on the increase in respiratory illnesses among children in northern China.

$12.5m towards cervical cancer elimination

24 November, 2023

Funded by an Australian Government regional aid grant, the EPICC consortium will work to eliminate cervical cancer in the Indo-Pacific region.

Change to gestational diabetes testing: a pandemic silver lining?

23 November, 2023

Thanks to research from the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, a reduction in unnecessary glucose testing may well be one of the silver linings of the pandemic.

RACGP calls for long-term solution to opioid dependence

22 November, 2023

While welcoming a decision to extend the period GPs can adminster opioid dependence treatment drugs, a longer-term solution is needed, RACGP says.  

New recommendations for treatment of chronic cough

22 November, 2023

Patients suffering from a chronic cough should have that cough thoroughly investigated if there are any red flags for an underlying disease, suggest new recommendations.

Aust project could lead to early detection of deadly cancer

20 November, 2023

The project will build on WEHI's breakthrough discovery of proteins that can identify early pancreatic cancer in patients.

The hard facts about Australia's antimicrobial use

17 November, 2023

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has released its most recent report into the nation's antibiotic use and resistance.

Delayed cord clamping in preterm babies reduces death risk by half

15 November, 2023

Two University of Sydney-led studies have given further weight to the benefits of delayed cord clamping.

Immunotherapy trial could offer hope to pancreatic cancer patients

13 November, 2023

This Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, the GI Cancer Institute is calling for donors to back the launch of a potentially life-changing clinical trial in Australia.

Slade Health opens new compounding facility in SA

08 November, 2023

Cancer care provider Icon Group's compounding arm, Slade Health, has opened a new TGA licensed facility in Woodville, South Australia.

Oral contraceptives might impair emotion regulation: study

08 November, 2023

A new study reports that the use of oral contraceptives may affect fear-related brain morphology, knowledge that could deepen understanding of fear-related mechanisms.

Novel intervention to improve strength, mobility in rheumatoid arthritis

06 November, 2023

A novel exercise intervention being trialled by the University of South Australia researchers, in partnership with Arthritis SA, could help improve physical function and quality of life in people.

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