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Second wave of COVID-19 a concern, experts say

17 June, 2020 by Αmy Sarcevic

Australian healthcare workers are being warned about the prospect of another spike in coronavirus cases.

Test improves prostate cancer detection

16 June, 2020

Australian researchers have found that a groundbreaking test can improve the early detection of prostate cancer.

Preview released for updated Australian Asthma Handbook

15 June, 2020

The National Asthma Council Australia has released a preview of the updated Australian Asthma Handbook V2.1.

Serious assault injures paramedic

12 June, 2020

A paramedic has been taken to hospital suffering severe pain and a partially dislocated shoulder after being assaulted while attempting to treat a patient.

Reduce unused containers to stop mosquito breeding, say researchers

11 June, 2020

Reducing the number of unused containers lying around could be an efficient and effective means of mosquito control.

Clot buster holds hope for treating COVID-19

10 June, 2020

An Australian-developed anti-clotting drug could treat one of the most devastating, life-threatening complications of COVID-19 — microscopic blood clots.

National Taskforce recommends remdesivir for COVID-19

05 June, 2020

The antiviral drug is the first medication to be recommended as a considered treatment for hospitalised patients with the condition.

Adenovirus vector vaccines unlikely to win fight against COVID-19

04 June, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

A vaccine expert has dashed hopes of an adenovirus vector-based COVID‑19 vaccine — claiming it is unlikely to be effective and, if so, unsafe.

Multiple myeloma triple therapy now on PBS

04 June, 2020

Each drug in the combination has a different mechanism of action to kill myeloma cells, and all work together to help fight the disease.

Targeting triple-negative breast tumours

03 June, 2020

A team of researchers at The University of Queensland may have found a way to improve treatment of triple-negative breast cancer.

Cancer patients set to benefit from expanded oncology network

02 June, 2020

Patients will have increased access to the latest oncology treatment technology and research, following GenesisCare's acquisition.

Steam Australia validated cleaning method recommendations

01 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Steam Australia

Steam Australia provides training, equipment and ongoing support for the hospital, healthcare and aged-care industries across Australia and New Zealand.

Self-administration option available for severe asthma subtype

01 June, 2020

A new self-administered treatment for severe eosinophilic asthma will be reimbursed by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme from 1 June 2020.

Global healthcare needs infection control reform, say experts

01 June, 2020

World leaders in infection control and disease prevention convened online to discuss innovative infection control reform in hospitals and aged-care facilities.

'Silent' virus may be more prevalent than we thought

28 May, 2020

A study published in the journal Thorax reveals that eight out of 10 passengers and crew who tested positive for the infection had no symptoms.

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