Researchers have developed an experimental iPhone application, or app, designed to help emergency medical technicians diagnose a particularly deadly form of heart attack and send that information quickly to waiting […]
Scientists believe they have found a key that could help lead to an earlier diagnosis of neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
The amount of time asthma patients spend soaking up the sun may have an impact on the illness, researchers have suggested.
Up to 40% of patients with chronic back pain could be cured with a course of antibiotics rather than surgery, in a medical breakthrough that one spinal surgeon says is […]
A protein discovered in human breast milk, which goes by the Shakespearean-sounding acronym, HAMLET, reportedly fights drug-resistant bacteria when added to antibiotics. The researchers say HAMLET could be used to […]
Researchers in Melbourne have used a new targeted treatment technique to achieve the highest-ever long-term survival rates for patients with some forms of lung cancer.
Australia will become a world leader in specialised children’s surgery with the launch of a new Melbourne research program, federal Health Minister Tanya Plibersek says.
Being able to obtain organs from people after death had long been a problem for years but since 2008 the number of people donating organs has gone up by 50 […]
Scientists from the Oxford University have now developed a printer that can create tissues that have several properties of living tissue.
Walgreen Co. has expanded the reach of its drugstore clinics beyond treating ankle sprains and sinus infections to handling chronic diseases such as diabetes, asthma and high blood pressure.