Top Medical News & Ideas This Week

By: MedicalSearch
18 November, 2019

This week: Australian research leading the charge in eliminating malaria - New weapon to fight resistant melanomas - Aussies name GPs their most ethical professionals - and more.

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Australian research leading the charge in malaria elimination

Malaria is one of the most important health problems humans have ever faced. To combat this devastating disease, which is one of the leading causes of death and disease burden globally, advancing and supporting leading research at all levels is critical. - hospitalhealth.com.au

 

New technology could extend the life of donated organs

New technology is being trialled to extend the shelf life of donated kidneys and livers from just hours to a week. The innovation is an exciting step forward for doctors who are trying to improve the way life-saving organ transplants are carried out in Australia. - 9news.com.au
 
 

Results of an initial trial show Viagra could help women avoid emergency caesarean and instrument-assisted deliveries. One in four emergency caesareans are carried out because the baby becomes distressed in labour. - abc.net.au

 

New weapon could fight resistant melanomas

Researchers have found a potential new weapon in the fight against melanoma which could help treat late-stage cancers that are resistant to existing drugs. - news.com.au

 

Australians name GPs as their most ethical professionals

In a national survey, general practice beat out pharmacies and hospitals for the most ethical profession with which Australians are in close contact. - racgp.org.au

 

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