17 Oct 2023
Do you have a Plan for COVID?
COVID-19 is here to stay Although we don’t hear about COVID-19 as much as we used to, it is still part of life whether we like it or not. That’s why it’s always a good idea to stay proactive. Because life awaits. Planning for COVID-19 means knowing exactly what to…
04 Oct 2019
The Rise of the Superbugs: The global threat of antimicrobial resistance
What is the problem and how much of a problem is it? The year 1928 set the scene for one of the most significant public health milestones in history – the discovery of penicillin. Described as a wonder drug, the medical world rejoiced at what was…
07 May 2018
Babies with bronchiolitis benefit from new oxygen therapy
A new therapy to help infants with acute respiratory infection will prevent thousands of infants with bronchiolitis from requiring escalation of care when admitted to hospital and save more than $200 million in hospital costs. Bronchiolitis – caused by a viral infection in the lungs – is the most common…
26 Dec 2017
New type 1 diabetes treatment
Researchers at The University of Queensland are hoping a new form of immunotherapy could lead to better treatment of type 1 diabetes.
12 Sep 2017
Q&A: What does a urologist actually do?
Urologists are specialists who treat people for problems and diseases of the urinary tract and male reproductive system. They treat men, women and children.
27 Jul 2017
Genetic immune deficiency and severe childhood infections
A gene mutation making young children extremely vulnerable to common viruses may represent a new type of immunodeficiency, according to a researcher.
23 Jul 2017
Influenza linked to deadly brain disease
University of Sydney researchers have established a link between influenza and devastating brain diseases in children.
04 Apr 2017
Genetic sequencing of new virus affecting babies
Scientists have sequenced a new virus that affects babies, in an important first step towards combating the illness.
05 Sep 2016
Golden staph a public health threat to children
The first major study of golden staph bloodstream infection in Australian children has found higher death rates if the right antibiotic is not used to…