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Predicting risk of spinal fracture using bioengineering

22 January, 2021 by Assistant Professor Dennis E Anderson, Brett Allaire, Dr Hossein Mokhtarzadeh and Professor Mary L Bouxsein

Researchers have developed biomechanical models that use mathematical- and physics-based representations of human movement to predict spinal loading.

UniSA test accurately predicts mood disorders

21 January, 2021

Based on levels of a specific protein found in the brain, the test is reported to be the first of its kind in the world.

REDFEB highlights how to recognise and handle a heart attack

21 January, 2021

Heart Research Australia is encouraging Australians to wear red and donate during February, to raise awareness for heart disease and funds for life-saving research.

New mammogram measures for assessing breast cancer risk

20 January, 2021

An international team of researchers, led by The University of Melbourne, has found two new mammogram-based measures for breast cancer risk.

The potential of androgens in breast cancer treatment

19 January, 2021

An international study has uncovered new evidence of the positive role of androgens in breast cancer treatment.

GPs to take lead role in COVID-19 vaccine rollout

14 January, 2021

The RACGP has welcomed government confirmation that GPs will be at the forefront of Australia's COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

Monash researchers outsmart superbug

13 January, 2021

Researchers have discovered how to revert antibiotic resistance in one of the most dangerous superbugs: Acinetobacter baumannii — responsible for up to 20% of infections in ICUs.

Gut imbalance linked to 'long COVID'

12 January, 2021

A study published in the journal Gut reveals that the gut microbiome may influence the severity of COVID-19 and the immune system's response to the infection.

Most women never use frozen eggs

12 January, 2021

Research at The University of Melbourne reveals that most women who freeze their eggs for later use do not end up using them, leading to wastage.

Delaying the second dose of Pfizer’s vaccine could be dangerous, immunologist warns

12 January, 2021 by Amy Sarcevic

An immunologist at the University of Queensland has cautioned over the UK's decision to delay second doses of the Pfizer vaccine.

Experts comment on early COVID vaccination rollout

08 January, 2021

Australia's coronavirus vaccine rollout will be brought forward to next month, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison saying the first groups are expected to receive the jab in mid-to-late February.

Candida auris — a fungus with attitude

01 January, 2021 | Supplied by: Reynard Health Supplies

Multidrug-resistant C. auris is an important emerging pathogen which demands attention and action when identified in the healthcare setting.

Con-Serv Antimicrobial range

01 January, 2021 | Supplied by: Con-Serv

Con-Serv has partnered with Biomaster to introduce a range of antimicrobial products, including showerheads, shower hoses, sliders and aerators.

Vehicle partition screens: the PPE for healthcare rides

22 December, 2020 by Megan Whelan*

Recent months have seen growing demand for partition screens in many countries to ensure extra precaution and mitigate the risks of coronavirus infection among drivers.

The promising medicinal benefits of cannabis

21 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Cannatrek

Medicinal cannabis is any cannabis-based product prescribed to relieve the symptoms of a medical condition.

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