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New defence against ‘superbug’ infection

Tiny implanted 3-D printed scaffolds infused with antibiotics could revolutionise the way doctors prevent deadly ‘superbug’ infections post-surgery, saving lives […]

How Hendra and Nipah viruses hijack nuclear trafficking machinery in human cells

Charles Sturt University (CSU) research has uncovered new information about how two deadly viruses, Nipah and Hendra, replicate. The research […]

Infections associated with heater-cooler devices: TGA update

Consumers and health professionals are advised that a total of seven Australians have been confirmed with Mycobacterium chimaera infections following […]

Eye disease can cause blindness, and it’s on the rise

A new study into recent cases of ocular syphilis warns increasing numbers of people are at risk of permanent damage […]

New approach needed in the fight against superbugs

An international research team, led by Professor Peter Collignon from The Australian National University (ANU) Medical School, has found we […]

Hep C treatment must respect patient needs

A new UNSW Sydney report says health care systems must remain relevant to and respectful of people living with hepatitis […]

Keeping our aged citizens safe from ‘superbug’ attacks

Failing to contain ‘superbugs’ across nursing homes can have serious consequences, as the elderly population of nursing homes have a […]

Decline in hepatitis C treatment uptake could threaten Australia’s elimination …

There has been a decline in the uptake of life-saving treatments among people living with hepatitis C, according to new […]

Native Aussie plant kills dengue virus

Queensland University of Technology researchers have found a native Australian plant can kill all four strains of the dengue virus. […]

Immunity protein at birth reduces likelihood of childhood malaria

Newborn babies who were born with high levels of an immune-related protein in their blood cells were less likely to […]