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Study of injectable PrEP reports the best efficacy seen yet for any form of PrEP in women

HPTN 084 study finds significantly lower adherence in women taking daily PrEP pills A second study of an injectable HIV drug used to prevent HIV has had its randomised phase stopped early after it became clear that giving women a two-monthly injection of a prevention drug resulted in nearly nine times fewer infections than giving… Read More »

Bushfire report’s big recommendation

The federal government should to be able to declare a state of national emergency, according to a final report handed down by the Royal Commission investigating last summer’s catastrophic bushfires. The proposed change is among 80 recommendations made public on Friday after the report was tabled in parliament. The Black Summer blazes torched 10 million… Read More »

Telehealth Is Just Healthcare Now – One Post-COVID Certainty, Three Reports

As we wrestle with just “what” health care will look like “after COVID,” there’s one certainty that we can embrace in our health planning and forecasting efforts: that’s the persistence of telehealth and virtual care into health care work- and life-flows, for clinicians and consumers alike and aligned. There’s been a flurry of research into… Read More »

Stanford Medicine magazine reports on ways digital technology is transforming health care

Email Tweet Stanford Medicine magazine reports on ways digital technology is transforming health care Stanford Medicine is applying high-tech approaches to reshape medical research, training, diagnostics and treatment — without losing the essential human touch. Nov 19 2018 Bryan Christie Digital technology permeates our lives. Smartphones that operate like mini-computers give us easy access to… Read More »

Journal case reports can’t ‘explode myths’ — but they can encourage shoddy news stories

October 18, 2018 Posted By Categories Michael Joyce is a writer-producer with HealthNewsReview.org and tweets as @mlmjoyce Take a guess where these headlines come from: Parkinsonism can be cured Therapeutic use of intermittent fasting for people with Type2 diabetes as an alternative to insulin Although the language wouldn’t be out of place in a supermarket tabloid, these… Read More »