For two Australian nurses, not receiving a flu vax seriously impacted their health. Their message: stop by your pharmacy and get a flu jab.
A 15-year research project has found that a one-week drug course will dramatically reduce meningitis deaths worldwide, and has been adopted by WHO.
The humble platypus is proving to be an unlikely hero in the global fight against antibiotic resistance.
Low-level lead exposure may be responsible for around 30% of premature deaths from cardiovascular disease in the USA each year.
A new report finds one in 10 preventable hospital admissions are due to dental conditions, while one-third of Aussie five- and six-year-olds have decay in their baby teeth.
Contaminated sterile ultrasound gel causes an outbreak of blood stream and other infections.
The effects are subtle and not cause for alarm, but further research into the long-term effects of the oestrogen-like compounds found in soy-based formulas is required.
A vitamin D deficiency is associated with an increased risk of heart attacks, strokes, congestive heart failure and other cardiovascular conditions.
A small US study has found that non-opioid-based medicines were as effective as opioid medicines at improving chronic back, hip or knee pain.
UK police have confirmed that the Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were likely poisoned by a nerve agent. Dr Chris Morris provides medical insights.
The Microflex 93-833 with ERGOFORM is a certified ergonomic nitrile glove designed to reduce hand fatigue and muscle exertion associated with carpel tunnel syndrome.
Hospital pharmacists are committed to supporting sustainability.
Following research into cannula use in emergency departments, a new program being adopted by hospitals could save the nation's healthcare system $13 million annually.
The global study also found that more than 1 in 5 surgical site infections were resistant to antibiotics given before surgery to prevent infections.