Interim results of the University of Oxford's COVID-19 vaccine Phase 3 trials find that the vaccine protects against symptomatic disease in 70% of cases on average.
Psychologists have shed light on why seemingly intelligent people ignore the evidence base supporting vaccines and label them unsafe, despite having little to no expertise on scientific methodology.
Monash University researchers have created a new approach for separating high-quality sperm in assisted reproduction using combined acoustic waves and fluid dynamics.
Thousands of Australian children living with cerebral palsy now have access to an additional treatment option to treat moderate to severe upper limb spasticity.
An instant patient isolation room that can be deployed in five minutes is being used by hospitals throughout the UK to isolate patients with COVID-19.
The Christmas holiday period can present as a particularly challenging time for medication adherence.
Scaling up global midwife-led care could reduce maternal deaths by 67%, newborn deaths by 64% and stillbirths by 65%, according to a new modelling study.
Older Australians may be missing out on protection against pertussis because GPs tend to focus on vaccinating those in close contact with young children.
Pfizer and BioNTech may face major hurdles in getting their vaccine to market, despite recently being touted as winners of the COVID-19 vaccine race.
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute is calling for south-east Queenslanders diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder to join a clinical trial of a new brain stimulation treatment.
Which prescription medicines are most commonly used in Australia? Which have the greatest cost to the Australian Government?
AMSL Aero and aeromedical organisation CareFlight have launched Vertiia — an efficient electric air ambulance built to tackle rural and regional healthcare inequality and save more lives.
An international team of human and animal health experts has identified areas at risk of harbouring the conditions that may lead to the next pandemic.
AstraZeneca's results signal more good vaccine news — but efficacy is only the beginning of the story.
The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) has hosted a successful, celebratory and all-virtual 2020 SHPA Virtual Congress.