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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 […]

Anti-cancer drugs may hold key to overcoming antimalarial drug resistance

Scientists have found a way to boost the efficacy of the world’s most powerful antimalarial drug with the help of […]

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 […]

New class of antibiotics gives hope for treating multi-drug resistant bacteria

The rapid spread of multidrug-resistant bacteria is a global health emergency, and in the absence of new drugs it is […]

Common antibiotic slays superbug

Researchers involved in an international trial tweaking the use of existing antibiotics believe their work could eventually save 30,000 lives annually. […]

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 […]