Health news

08.06.18

Physiotherapy before abdominal surgery helps prevent pneumonia

22.05.18

Atraumatic needles reduce headaches following lumbar puncture

07.05.18

RANZCP clinical practice guidelines for mood disorders: Bipolar disorder summary

16.04.18

MJA RESEARCH SKILLS – Guided by the research design: choosing the right statistical test

29.03.18

Stopping biological drugs for rheumatoid arthritis can lead to twice the relapse rate

15.03.18

MJA RESEARCH SKILLS – Distributions and what to do when they are non-normal

28.02.18

Biological therapies for psoriasis do not increase serious infection risk

14.02.18

MJA CLINICAL SKILLS - Spirometry: key to the diagnosis of respiratory disorders

31.01.18

Local nerve blocks can improve outcomes for people with hip fracture

19.01.18

Using mesh does not improve results in vaginal prolapse surgery

21.12.17

Effects of cannabis among adults with chronic pain

11.12.17

MJA RESEARCH SKILLS - Statistical and clinical significance

28.11.17

Allied health professionals have an important role in the treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis

16.11.17

Antioxidant vitamin and mineral supplements for preventing age-related macular degeneration

08.11.17

Improved Assessment of Chest pain Trial (IMPACT)

27.10.17

Clinical Practice Guideline: Laparoscopic hysterectomy for benign indications

09.10.17

Acupuncture effective for chronic pain in primary care

14.09.17

MJA RESEARCH SKILLS – Understanding statistical hypothesis tests and power

28.08.17

Higher CVH status is highly beneficial regarding mortality and vascular event risks in the elderly: The Three-City Study

15.08.17

LOCAL RESEARCH: Azithromycin add-on improves persistent uncontrolled asthma outcomes

25.07.17

Low-dose aspirin offers marked reduction in preterm pre-eclampsia in high risk pregnancies

04.07.17

MJA RESEARCH SKILLS - Deconfounding confounding Part 2: Using directed acyclic graphs

20.06.17

Which treatment best relieves menopause flushes? Results from the NICE guideline network meta-analysis

07.06.17

Vitamin D supplementation to prevent acute respiratory tract infections

25.05.17

MJA CLINICAL SKILLS - The scratch test for determining the inferior hepatic margin

08.05.17

Alpha blockers most effective in the management of ureteric lithiasis

27.04.17

American College of Physicians clinical practice guidelines – systemic pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies for low back pain

13.04.17

Total laparoscopic hysterectomy vs total abdominal hysterectomy for disease-free survival among women with stage I endometrial cancer

03.04.17

MJA RESEARCH SKILLS – De-confounding confounding Part 1: Traditional explanations

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