The Royal Melbourne Hospital-led ‘Think sepsis. Act fast.’ program has been responsible for saving the lives of 52 Victorians and reduced total hospital length of stay by 3,781 bed days, according to a new report released today.
A drug developed in Melbourne, approved for the treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL) is being repurposed by Royal Melbourne Hospital researchers to reduce harsh side effects of radiation and chemotherapy before stem cell and bone marrow transplantation.
Australia could become home to the world’s first stroke air ambulance. This incredible innovation has the potential to transform access to emergency stroke treatment for people in rural and regional areas.
Distinct markers in the blood of people with coeliac disease have been detected within a few hours of gluten being consumed. The findings address a longstanding mystery about what drives the adverse reaction to gluten in coeliac disease and could lead to a world-first blood test for diagnosing the disease.