With more drugs in the pipeline and many related gene discoveries offering hope, the future is brighter for people with rheumatoid arthritis.
Sometimes science and art collide as Dr Sophie Wiszniak discovered when she entered this beautifully stained cross-section of a developing embryo into the Scimex Multimedia Hub image competition.
Institutional debriefing support significantly lowers post-code stress scores in nurses.
March 8 is International Women's Day. #BeBoldForChange to achieve a better working world for women.
The Bureau of Health Information (BHI) has released a report providing detailed information about the experiences of care for women during various stages of their maternity journey in NSW public hospitals
This belief that eczema treatment is dangerous is the most common cause for poorly controlled disease.
In this, the next in our Panel of Experts series, we ask the question 'Where are the opportunities for nurses in CPD and can we professionally develop online?'
"There's a real prospect that changes in one industry will have a ripple effect into others, this is a genuine threat to our nurses and midwives, and aged-care workers who rely on penalty rates for 20% of their income." (NSWNMA).
Patients with hip fracture should receive surgery within 48 hours of arriving at hospital and start moving around the day after surgery, if possible, according to a new care standard launched by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care.
For many people suffering from disabling conditions, such as Parkinson's disease, spinal injury and paralysis, multiple sclerosis, macular degeneration, heart disease, renal failure and even cancer, announcements in the press around breakthroughs in stem cell research undoubtedly bring hope.
Ongoing education is important for ensuring emergency department nurses play a vital role in the speedy delivery of patient pain relief, according to a new Australian study.
The country's largest health union, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), said new Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt must listen to nurses and midwives if the government has any chance of addressing the many issues impacting the health and aged-care sectors and the delivery of quality care.
The Commonwealth Senate enquiry report into tick-borne diseases has been released, highlighting the importance of awareness of tick-related illnesses in Australia. Worryingly, the committee heard that there could be as many as 50,000 people bitten by ticks in Australia each year.
Diabetes Expo will take place on Saturday, 25 February at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, featuring high-profile speakers and showcasing the latest products and services for people with diabetes.
A study published in JAMA shows that a bit of physical exercise within seven days of a bonk to the head can help stop the symptoms of concussion.