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Early results find arthritis drug effective against Covid-19

Early findings from the REMAP-CAP trial have shown that critically ill patients with Covid-19 treated with a drug that reduces inflammation by modifying the...

Women dying of asthma in Australia is on the rise

New data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show that once again asthma-related deaths are increasing in Australia, especially for women. Figures commissioned by...

Don’t forget your Heart Health Check

While the Heart Foundation recommends that all Australians aged 45 years and over, and 30 years and over for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...

Movember: A timely reminder to get your health checked

A new report released by national government agency, Cancer Australia, has revealed some concerning statistics around medical services affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The report,...

Australian-made Covid-19 vaccine shows promise

An Australian-made vaccine has made news headlines recently following Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt’s announcement that based on early data, the University of Queensland’s...

Lowering the screening age for bowel cancer can save lives

A new report is calling for the extension of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) to include people aged 45-74 (currently 50-74) to...

Melbourne clinical trial may lead to type 1 diabetes treatment

Researchers at St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research (SVI) in Melbourne are leading a clinical trial to test a treatment intended to stop the...

New study looks at challenges HPs faced during Covid

A new CQUniversity study is looking into how frontline workers such as nurses, doctors and other health professionals are handling the Covid-19 crisis. Led by...

Real-world evidence is the forward in healthcare

A new report released by Medicines Australia this week shows the opportunities and benefits that can derive from applying Real-World Evidence (RWE) to health...

Adequate sleep and less screen time critical for mental health

It is said that depression is the most prevalent mental disorder and a leading cause of global disability, with mental health services worldwide reportedly...

Study links sleep apnoea and risk of dementia

A new study by Monash University has found that obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) has been linked to an increased risk of dementia. The study, published...

Considering new care models for children’s mental health

It’s increasingly evident that the Covid-19 pandemic has had significant impacts on mental health – including the mental health of children – raising concerns...
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