Breathe, Don’t Breathe


Research findings may change oxygen use in ICUs across the globe. A world-first trial by researchers at Monash University could change how oxygen ...

Aussie Sea Sponge in TB Fight


An Australian sea sponge could hold the key to successfully combatting the deadly disease tuberculosis (TB), a new study from the Centenary Institute and the ...

Prevention of Heart Attacks and Stroke a Step Closer


Almost $15 million has been awarded to 10 senior scientists and 10 clinician scientists across the state to continue their work into Australia’s number one ...

Smartphone to Find Killer Bacteria


Australian scientists develop cheap and rapid way to identify antibiotic-resistant golden staph (MRSA). A combination of off-the-shelf quantum dot nanotechnology and a ...

Weakened Hearts Succumb in Winter


Up to 8,800 hospital admissions and hundreds of deaths could be prevented, according to first Seasonal Vulnerability Report. Thousands of older Australians are being ...

New Approach to Reduce Gynaecological Cancers


Funding boost for Researchers from the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute wants to change focus on contraceptive pills and reproductive ...

Doctors Warn of Dormant Pneumococcal Bacteria


One-in-10 Australians aged over 65 years who are hospitalised with pneumonia die from the “killer lung infection”.1,2 An article published in MJA ...

New Hope for Epilepsy Diagnosis and Treatment


Improved epilepsy diagnosis and treatment will soon be more accessible to many of the 200,000 Australians who live with this common and debilitating ...

Call to End Drug Funding Crisis


Politicians urged to end Australia’s alcohol and other drugs treatment crisis. Politicians are being urged to face facts about alcohol and ...

(Yet another) egg recall due to possible Salmonella


The NSW Food Authority advises that the following eggs are being voluntarily recalled by ‘Steve’s Farm Fresh ...

Gosford health and innovation precinct gets $18m


The University of Newcastle received an $18 million Federal Government investment in the first phase of ...

National Rural Health Alliance: Budget Benefits Few Outside Metro


The peak national body for rural health has welcomed $62m to train doctors in rural generalist practice, but says tonight’s budget has largely failed to ...

Another Egg Recall


Food authorities today issued a recall alert on eggs from Ash & Sons egg farm in ...

Medicinal Error Hospitalisation 4 Times Greater than Vehicular Accidents


Research finds 250,000 Australians are hospitalised each year, with another 400,000 presenting to emergency departments, as a result of medication errors, inappropriate use, ...


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