Medications

What is PrEP? Will it stop me getting HIV?

HIV prevention was allocated A$43.9 million over three years in this week's federal budget. Some $26m of this is for "PrEP" for people without access to Medicare.

Pediatrics

Stress hormone during pregnancy linked to IQ in children

Higher levels of the stress hormone cortisol during the third trimester of pregnancy may impede intelligence quotient (IQ) scores in boys aged 7 years old, according to research presented at the 26th European Congress of ...

Health

GI procedures can produce dangerous levels of smoke

Health care professionals attending certain smoke-producing endoscopic gastrointestinal procedures, including a procedure that uses electrical current to remove polyps, could be exposed to dangerous toxin levels equivalent ...

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