Top Medical News & Ideas This Week

By: MedicalSearch
09 December, 2019

This week: Australian medical research cash splash - Building a sustainable aged-care sector - 9 technology trends that will transform medicine and healthcare In 2020 - and more.

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Australian medical research cash splash

Hundreds of Australian medical research projects have been pumped up with a $437 million federal government boost. Almost 500 projects will share in the National Health and Medical Research Council cash pool. -


Building a sustainable aged-care sector

Australia is home to 902 organisations providing residential aged care, with over 201,000 places allocated in 2017. The aged-care sector will continue to grow as our population ages and it is estimated that by 2051, people aged 65 years and over will represent one-quarter of the Australian population. -


No radiation needed for many aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients

Most people diagnosed with the most common type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma can safely skip radiation treatment after a clear PET scan, according to new clinical trial results released at the 61st American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting. -


Robotic arms and osseointegration surgery bring new independence to double amputee

The moment Ghanim Al Shnen lifted the water bottle to his lips, he knew the hard work of the past 12 months had been worth it. -


The 9 biggest technology trends that will transform medicine and healthcare in 2020

Healthcare is an industry that is currently being transformed using the latest technology, so it can meet the challenges it is facing in the 21st century. Technology can help healthcare organizations meet growing demand and efficiently operate to deliver better patient care. -


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