The SHPA, together with other industry groups and the government, has worked to develop a new protocol, coming into effect on 1 January 2019.
Researchers have found that Herpes viruses are capable of infecting neurons and possibly causing cognitive disturbances leading to mood disorder.
Doctors are known for hand-hygiene non-compliance. Does this stem from medical students receiving insufficient education?
With the exception of Australia, Austria and New Zealand, over 30 countries in a sepsis study had higher rates of sepsis mortality in men than in women.
Older adults (aged 65 and older) who self-harm have a higher risk of dying from unnatural causes (particularly suicide) compared to their peers without a history of self-harm.
Data, discussion and cooperation are the way forward as health professionals work to leverage promising initiatives.
Breastfeeding research from experts from around the world suggests a tailored approach helps both mother and child.
Estrogen and other sex hormones may be responsible for the higher prevalence of migraine in women.
Increased levels of nurse staffing seem to be associated with a decrease in the risk of acquiring HAIs.
New Australian research finds that almost one-third of unplanned pregnancies end in abortion.
A new study finds privacy curtains in patient rooms riddled with resistant bacteria, suggesting they should be changed or laundered regularly.
A low dose of antidepressants has been shown to help treat back pain in those for whom narcotics are the remaining option.
If Australians don't reduce their smoking, weight gain and excessive alcohol consumption, 45,000 cases of bowel cancer are likely over the next decade.