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Effient

Effient (prasugrel hydrochloride) is used to prevent clots in people who had a PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention) because of unstable angina or a heart attack.

Some heartburn treatments depress body iron levels

New research has found an association between some popular heartburn treatments and iron deficiency. Heartburn is a symptom of gastroesophageal […]

Hepatitis C treatment effective for people who inject drugs

Researchers from the Kirby Institute say its time to remove restrictions that prevent recent drug users from accessing successful hepatitis […]

Prevention of HIV increasing, but no one should be left behind

Gay and bisexual men are getting tested and using medications to prevent HIV transmission more than ever, with UNSW researchers […]

It’s time to act to reduce diabetes-related foot disease

Greater investment from governments, health professionals and researchers is needed to reduce costly and common diabetes-related foot disease (DFD), QUT […]

Cancer blood test to get much more accurate

Researchers from UNSW Sydney and the University of Copenhagen have developed a new way to detect early-stage cancer tumour cells […]

Blood cancer patients benefit from breakthrough genetic testing service

Cutting-edge DNA sequencing technology has been used by Queensland University of Technology (QUT) researchers at the new Australian Translational Genomics […]

Blood test may identify gestational diabetes risk in first trimester

A blood test conducted as early as the 10th week of pregnancy may help identify women at risk for gestational […]

‘Bad’ antibodies let blood infections rage

Certain antibodies in a patient’s blood stream may enable life-threatening bacterial infections to spread instead of fighting them off, a […]

World-first blood test to detect deadly melanoma in early stage patients

Edith Cowan University (ECU) researchers have developed the world’s first blood test capable of detecting melanoma in its early stages, […]