UK and US researchers have found that the 'rubber hand illusion' could help those with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) overcome their condition without the stress caused by exposure therapy.
A Monash Health study investigating inequalities in acute stroke care found Australians in rural areas are not receiving the same timely care as those in cities.
The Heart Foundation is urging those with conditions such as heart failure, and those aged 65 years and over, to be aware of the risks to their health and the need to protect themselves.
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has urged the federal government to make reforms to help GPs care for affected communities at the frontline of the bushfire crisis.
Unlike the Ganesan study, published in Internal Medicine Journal, GenesisCare cardiologists have found marked variation in complication rates for cardiac device implantation.
Hospitals are expecting a spate of preventable injuries and illnesses over the festive season, with December being the busiest month of the year for emergency departments.
Public and private hospitals have similar safety outcomes for pacemaker and defibrillator implant surgeries, according to a comparative study.
A joint statement from 28 health and medical groups urges the federal and NSW governments to respond to the public health emergency created by the air pollution from bushfire smoke.
Surfex from Whiteley Medical is a dry-surface biofilm remover and disinfectant, intended for use on environmental surfaces and for non-critical medical devices such as hospital beds and theatre trolleys.
More than 200 robotic procedures have been performed at Prince of Wales Private Hospital since the launch of its multidisciplinary robotics program in October 2018.
The repeal of MEDEVAC could impact the long-term physical and mental health of asylum seekers held in offshore processing at Nauru and Manus Island, warns the Chair of the RACGP Refugee Health Specific Interests Network, Dr Kate Walker.
Two studies published in JAMA have provided data on the effects of umbilical cord interventions on women undergoing caesarean delivery at term and the effects on preterm infants.
Australia has ranked #40 in an index of 50 countries in a global study comparing the cost of some of the most widely recognised and indispensable medications.