Health news

23.03.17

LAMA+LABA best for stable COPD

09.03.17

Metformin best first choice monotherapy for controlling blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes

23.02.17

Non-obstetric surgery during pregnancy is generally safe for the mother and baby

09.02.17

MJA RESEARCH SKILLS - Sampling: how you choose people is as important as how you analyse their data

02.02.17

Long-term oxygen therapy shows no benefit for moderate lung disease

19.01.17

Endometrial ablation under local anaesthesia is safe, feasible and acceptable

15.12.16

WHO launches global guidelines to stop surgical site infections

08.12.16

Antipsychotics are not useful to reduce symptoms of delirium associated with distress among patients receiving palliative care

30.11.16

NEW MJA FEATURE–STATISTICS FOR CLINICIANS - Understanding the difference between validity and precision

24.11.16

MJA CLINICAL SKILLS - Examination of the shoulder joint

17.11.16

Final Recommendation Statement: Statin use for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in adults

27.10.16

Moderate exercise does not increase risk of preterm birth in healthy pregnant women

06.10.16

MJA CLINICAL SKILLS - Central retinal venous pulsations

29.09.16

Epidural anaesthesia helps return of bowel function after abdominal surgery

21.09.16

UpToDate PCU - Duration of adjuvant endocrine therapy for breast cancer

08.09.16

MJA CLINICAL SKILLS - The jugular veins: gateway to the heart

01.09.16

Existing drugs for rheumatoid arthritis may also improve associated fatigue

25.08.16

MJA CLINICAL SKILLS – Distinguishing pitting and non-pitting oedema

11.08.16

Antibiotics vs appendectomy for non-perforated acute appendicitis

03.08.16

Early aspirin reduces stroke recurrence following warning symptoms

21.07.16

MJA CLINICAL SKILLS - Detecting ascites

14.07.16

Active transcranial direct current stimulation is superior to sham when treating acute major depressive episodes

07.07.16

NEW CLINICAL SKILLS FEATURE - Ankles jerk: yes, but how?

23.06.16

NEW on UpToDate - Toronto consensus for treatment of Helicobacter pylori

16.06.16

Platelet transfusion for patients taking antiplatelet therapy after an intracerebral haemorrhage is potentially harmful

01.06.16

Donor eggs may be linked to higher risk of pregnancy complications following IVF

24.05.16

Increased mortality in heart failure patients treated with adaptive servo-ventilation for central sleep apnea

12.05.16

HOPE-3: primary cardiovascular prevention trial in people at intermediate risk

05.05.16

Early oral feeding after stomach surgery is safe and reduces time spent in hospital