Many families spend years looking for a cause to the symptoms of a rare disease. A diagnosis gives families an answer and the ability to find support.
Clinicians in the US have encountered a case of 'urinary auto-brewery syndrome', in which a 61-year-old woman urinated alcohol despite claims that she did not drink alcohol.
The standard highlights the need for pharmacists with specific geriatric medicine expertise to work as part of interdisciplinary teams to improve the safety and quality of care for older Australians.
Lifeline has launched a purpose-built helpline to support those affected by the recent Australian bushfire crisis.
An AIHW report says Australian public hospitals are exceeding the national target for reducing golden staph bloodstream infections, with a stable infection rate reported for the last five years.
A US research team has developed a computer that can accurately predict whether an antidepressant will work, based on patients' brain activity.
A report published by Avner Pancreatic Cancer Foundation shows that, without action, pancreatic cancer is likely to become Australia's second biggest cancer killer.
The NSW model is more likely to trigger a warning of patient deterioration from sepsis than the internationally recommended model.
The claims of multiple vaccine developers that an nCov coronavirus vaccine may soon be in our hands are misleading, says expert.
A trial conducted by an Australian and New Zealand research group has been recognised as one of the most important clinical research advances of the past year.
From false eyes to pacemakers — millions of Australians with private health insurance will benefit from price cuts to thousands of medical technologies.
With air travel comes the rapid spread of pathogens and dissemination of infectious diseases. Mobilising channels to disseminate health information to passengers could help reduce risk.
Researchers from Monash University are developing a device to safely and effectively treat the most common cardiovascular disease: atherosclerosis, or narrowing of the arteries.
Worldwide, approximately 6074 cases of the virus have been confirmed and 132 deaths have been reported.
Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital Cancer Care Services is testing a new catheter design in a pilot study involving 60 patients being treated for cancer.