Medicines play a vital role in the treatment of many diseases, and Australian patients generally have access to an excellent range of world-class therapies. However, in recent years, concerns have been raised about the time taken for Australian patients to access new medicines.
Eccentric exercise does not involve going for a run in a silly costume.
This new method of collecting urine samples from very young patients is safer, gentler and quicker.
A link has been found between the use of antimuscarinic drugs and depression.
Occupational exposure to extremely low frequency electromagnetic fields was associated with a heightened risk of developing ALS among the men.
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.