Clinical Services

Skin condition prevalence high, awareness low

17 January, 2019

A new Australian prevalence study of hidradenitis suppurativa finds a high number of Australians have the devastating skin condition.

New discovery on how baby's sex determined

21 December, 2018

Until now, it was believed a baby's sex was determined by its X-Y chromosome combination. However, scientists have found a new influence.

Stethoscopes loaded with bacteria

20 December, 2018

A new study has found that stethoscopes are loaded with diverse bacteria, including some that can cause healthcare-associated infections.

Uterus from deceased donor results in live birth

12 December, 2018

This is the first case of a uterus from a deceased donor resulting in a live birth, suggesting more options may soon be available for infertile women.

Neonatal vitamin D deficiency link to schizophrenia

07 December, 2018

Babies born with a vitamin D deficiency are at a 44% higher risk of being diagnosed with schizophrenia later in life, highlighting neonatal care opportunities.

Personal care products linked to early puberty in girls

06 December, 2018

A new study has found that common grooming and household products could be behind the increasingly early onset of puberty in girls.

New alliance tackles fragility fractures

05 December, 2018

Fragility fractures are a significant risk for the elderly, and a huge burden on healthcare facilities and the economy. A new APAC alliance seeks to tackle this.

Breaking down cancer taboos in Melbourne's west

04 December, 2018 by George Darroch and Jeremy Kennett

A group of health organisations came together to run Australia's first 'Let's Talk About Cancer' pop-up shops, to great success.

HLP Controls B10 Temperature WiFi Data Logger

01 December, 2018 | Supplied by: HLP Controls Pty Ltd

The model B10 Temperature WiFi Data Logger monitors temperatures of vaccine, blood and food fridges easily and wirelessly.

Doctors poop Lego

27 November, 2018

Six Aussie doctors swallowed Lego heads in the name of science — and retained their sense of humour.

5000 volunteers wanted for bipolar disorder study

23 November, 2018

Australian researchers are seeking volunteers for a study that will improve early diagnosis and treatment for bipolar sufferers and help support their families.

Off-label meds impacting autistic adults

22 November, 2018

Some 14% of mental health medications being taken by adults on the autism spectrum were given without a relevant diagnosis, and could be causing harm.

One-third diabetes patients to develop kidney disease

21 November, 2018

One-third of type 2 diabetes sufferers will develop chronic kidney disease, creating a high risk of cardiovascular mortality, especially in young people.

Breaking diagnostic boundaries with speed, comfort and confidence

19 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Philips Healthcare

New technology solutions have been developed to support a faster, smarter and simpler path to confident diagnosis and improved patient experience.

Young man dies from inhaling deodorant

16 November, 2018

Deodorant contains substances that can be used for inhalant abuse, and is a risk for the vulnerable.

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