Australia's policy of restricting antibiotic use in food producing animals may be linked with lower levels of drug-resistant bacteria found in its citizens
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Disease and Condition
Patients who live through the first 24 hours of a blunt (non penetrating) aortic trauma injury may have a better chance of long term survival if repair to the damaged artery is delayed.
Finding how two proteins conspire to get kidney cells to self-destruct when oxygen supplies are low may one day improve dismal mortality rates for ischemic renal failure.
The finding is important in understanding new human pathogens and in revealing a new source of illness in a patient population particularly vulnerable to bacterial infections.
Study is the first to show that stature influences atrial fibrillation risk.
Predicting how disease affects a population is a primary concern for wildlife conservation and even public health.
Scientists working with Vaccinia virus, the smallpox vaccine, have discovered a novel mechanism that allows poxviruses to enter cells and cause infection.
Results of maple syrup urine disease study published in American Journal of Transplantation
Shock wave lithotripsy uses shock waves to break up an impassable kidney stone into smaller, sandlike pieces which can be passed spontaneously, usually within a month.
Loss of function of one of a pair of genes that normally would inhibit growth hormone signals inside the cell.
Several promising new treatments may prolong lives as well as improve the quality of life for people living with pulmonary arterial hypertension.
While varicose vein disease is normally not a life threatening condition, it can cause severe leg discomfort and serious complications, including clotting, leg edema, skin ulceration and thrombophlebitis.
University of Queensland researchers are hoping to revolutionise the way cancer and diseases are detected.
The discovery could one day lead to better vaccines or anti virus medications.
The use of organs from donors after cardiac death (DCD) has the potential to overcome a critical shortage of suitable donor organs for lung transplantation.
81% of patients with intractable epilepsy become totally or nearly seizure free six months following epilepsy surgery.
We don't yet know if the nanoparticles are safely eliminated from the liver by specialised cells or whether these extremely small particles can enter the liver cells and disrupt their normal functioning.
Cirrhosis related to non alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is associated with fewer complications and a lower mortality compared to cirrhosis from hepatitis C.
The discovery presents a potential new approach for treating inflammatory conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease.
A national research team report new insights into how anti-rejection drug helps Multiple Sclerosis patients.
This is the first demonstration that a currently available treatment can reduce the exaggerated bronchial inflammation in COPD.
By inhaling a saltwater aerosol solution almost twice as salty as the Atlantic Ocean for between 10 and 15 minutes at least twice a day, young patients should be able to avoid a significant part of the damage the disease causes to their lungs.
Several European countries now include hepatitis B vaccine in their infant immunisation programmes, and vaccinating adolescents has been shown to be acceptable and effective.
The accuracy of MRI is not sufficient to rule in or rule out a diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis.
These nanoscale molecular beacons are more stable and are 20 times brighter than the corresponding fluorophore, though they are not as bright as metal-cored quantum dots and gold nanoshells.
A new drug that selectively blocks immune responses has proved as effective in preventing acute kidney transplant rejection as cyclosporine, the standard anti rejection treatment.
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