0936 GMT June 17, 2018
Empower patients and harness technology to reduce medication mistakes, new research says
Improved integration of care between providers and the use of electronic records that follow the patient are needed to reduce serious medication errors in Australian healthcare, new research found.
Treat mental health like dental health
By Jodie Cook *
Can carrots cause allergies?
A person can be allergic to almost any food. While carrots are nutritious and packed with beta carotene, these root vegetables can also cause dangerous allergic reactions.
First 3D-printed human corneas
The first human corneas have been 3D printed by scientists at Newcastle University, the UK.
Drug cut migraine days in half for participants in clinical trial
Migraine sufferers could soon turn to a number of new medications to avoid their crippling headaches.
Thirsty mosquitoes may bite more in droughts
Your blood might be a thirst quencher for mosquitoes during a drought.
New Zealand to slaughter 150,000 cows to end disease
New Zealand plans to slaughter about 150,000 cows as it tries to eradicate a strain of disease-causing bacteria from the national herd.
Teen mothers in foster care have high risk of losing custody of babies
Teen mothers who are in foster care may be more likely to lose custody of their babies than adolescent mothers in different living circumstances, a Canadian study suggested.
Most popular vitamin and mineral supplements provide no health benefit
The most commonly consumed vitamin and mineral supplements provide no consistent health benefit or harm, suggested a new study led by researchers at St. Michael's Hospital and the University of Toronto.
Genetic variations in DNA could help improve efficacy of clinical trials
The evolution of medicine relies heavily on the results of clinical trials, which while essential, are extremely costly and carry the potential of unintended adverse consequences.
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