The World Health Organisation (WHO) has updated its advice on the diagnosis of drug resistant tuberculosis (TB) following reports of a new type of TB in India. WHO says that it is actually just a “new iterant” of the disease but that definitions of “totally drug-resistant” (TDR) TB need to be better. Continue reading
Two Centenary researchers have received bridging grants from The University of Sydney to support projects in tuberculosis and hepatitis C.
Professor Chris Semsarian, Head of the Molecular Cardiology Program at Centenary Institute, and a cardiologist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, has appeared in Sydney media calling for greater caution when purchasing energy drinks and wants better labelling.
He warns that energy drinks can trigger heart attacks and other life-threatening conditions in young people because they speed up the heart and raise blood pressure.