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Indigenous Australians more likely to die from CHD and COPD, but some positive …

Indigenous Australians are more likely to die from coronary heart disease (CHD) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than...

Teaming up for better health

Victoria University researchers are teaming up with Fitness Australia to improve participation in structured exercise. The Fitness Industry...

‘Suicide is not a selfish act’ say survivors who have attempted to take their o…

A study of Australians who have attempted suicide has found many made the attempt feeling they were ‘a burden’ and […]

Sleep better, look better? New research says yes

Getting treatment for a common sleep problem may do more than help you sleep better – it may help you look better […]

Game changer for leukaemia therapy

Adelaide researchers are zeroing in on a promising new approach to killing off cancer cells in patients with leukaemia. In […]

Autism researchers eye fruit fly

La Trobe University researchers are studying the behaviour of fruit flies in an effort to unlock the genetics associated with […]

Alerts Dramatically Improve Asthma Inhaler Use: Study

Asthmatics can dramatically reduce their risk of flare-ups with personalised alerts that remind them to use their inhaler, a world-first […]

Parasite study may improve global health

The potential for new treatments for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, diabetes and autism has improved...

New therapy targets aggressive form of leukaemia

Exciting new cancer research could lead to a new approach to the treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML). AML is […]

No postcode untouched by stroke

Stroke is a devastating disease that places significant demands on health services, families and the community across the country. This […]

Group exercise crucial for people with MS

Group exercise should become a standard health practice in South Australia’s public health system to provide much-needed support for people...

Seven Simple Symptoms of T1 Diabetes That Could Help You Save a Life

This year during National Awareness Diabetes Week (13–19 July 2014) JDRF, the leading global organisation funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) […]

Are female hormones playing a key role in obesity epidemic?

An imbalance of female sex hormones among men in Western nations may be contributing to high levels of male obesity, […]

Promising new therapy for Motor Neurone disease

A well-known copper compound may help treat a progressive and incurable disease that attacks a person’s nervous system, new research […]

‘Natural’ moisturisers can cause food allergies

A woman has experienced a life-threating allergic reaction after using a moisturiser with ‘natural’ ingredients. The 55-year-old woman...