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Cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic kidney disease affect over a quarter …

A new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) shows that in 2011-12, over one in four […]

Miracle Mineral Solution (MMS)

Consumers and health professionals are advised that the TGA is aware of media reports relating to the safety of Miracle […]

Australians having less sex than a decade ago

A major study into the sexual health and well-being of Australians – Sex in Australia 2 – reveals that sex […]

New deal aims to reduce chemotherapy patient infection risk

Deadly infections that can follow chemotherapy are the target of a landmark licensing deal between The University of Queensland and […]

Australian honey’s medicinal potential

Manuka honey from New Zealand is already established as a valuable antibacterial agent, particularly for treating slow-healing wounds. Now...

Scientists Generate First Human Stomach Tissue in Lab with Stem Cells

Scientists used pluripotent stem cells to generate functional, three-dimensional human stomach tissue in a laboratory – creating an unprecedented...

Smoking rates high among people with psychotic illness

The rate of smoking among people in Adelaide’s northern suburbs who suffer from a psychotic illness is much greater than […]

Expectant mothers with epilepsy face tough choices over their medication

A new study published today in The Cochrane Library, highlights the difficult decisions women with epilepsy have to face when they […]

Diagnosing prostate cancer could be as easy as peeing on a stick

University of Queensland researchers are working on a prostate cancer test that is as simple as a pregnancy test. Dr […]

New photodynamic laser could revolutionise fungal nail treatment

For many people, fungal nail infections are a common and annoying problem. Fungi love warm, moist environments such as swimming […]

Fruit a depression-buster for women

Women who eat fewer than two serves of fruit a day face a greater risk of developing depression, University of […]

Tasman divide remains in cancer survival

The latest systematic comparison of cancer survival between Australia and New Zealand shows more than 750 New Zealanders who die […]

Bigger bodies bringing more cancers

Growing obesity levels are increasing the burden of cancers throughout the world, say University of Queensland researchers. UQ School of...

New diabetes resources address people most at risk

New national diabetes resources launched today target some of the most vulnerable people and communities affected by diabetes. Minister for […]

Weight-loss supplement will be tested in new study

A new study will test whether a supplement from the saffron flower can help with weight loss. Victoria University Dietetics […]
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