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COVID-19

Testing poo can help virus fight

ANU researchers to test sewage to ascertain the true coronavirus infection rate.

Diseases

What is cellulitis?

Cellulitis can be life threatening if left untreated, so it’s important to recognise the symptoms and seek medical help quickly.

Diseases

When hospital makes you sicker

One in 10 patients are infected in hospital, and not always with what you think.

Health

Discovery ‘tricks’ the body

Breakthrough raises hopes of fewer rejections and infections after joint replacements.

Health

When will antibiotics kick in?

So you’ve got an infection and feel terrible. You visit your doctor and now have a freshly filled prescription for antibiotics. Once you start taking them, when will you feel better?

Medication

Are antibiotics really the answer?

Antibiotics are not a “cure all”. They can help fight bacterial infections, but they’re no good against viruses, so there’s every chance they won’t help your sore throat.

Hearing Health

Why is my hearing muffled?

Diminished hearing ability can have several causes. While it can sometimes be a sign of hearing loss, there are other causes that can be easily addressed.

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