Vaccine-resistant pneumonia has increased since a vaccine targeting 13 serotypes of the Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria was introduced into the Australian routine childhood immunisation program.
Two patients experienced side effects after taking a generic batch of lamotrigine that was compromised.
Researchers at UNSW Sydney are developing safer, less invasive approaches to biopsy tumours.
Projects that will address institutional racism in Australia’s healthcare system, develop new treatments for children with brain cancer, and improve personalised treatments for high-risk children’s cancer have received NHMRC funding.
The new round of grants will support research in science, engineering, medicine, business, arts, and built environment.
The researchers will investigate brain inflammation in people with schizophrenia and work towards developing new treatments.
While baked goods are likely to be safe, affected poppy seeds made into a tea can lead to seizures or cardiac arrests.
Surgery is one option to treat endometriosis. Here’s what’s involved.
The risk of repeat self-harm in young people is highest in the first month after an initial self-harm hospital presentation.
The two projects aim to produce materials used in electronic, magnetic, and optical devices and infrastructure for the bioprinting of 3D models of organs and tissues.