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Link between type 2 diabetes and incontinence

The theme for World Diabetes Day 2015 is Healthy Living, and its key health message aligns perfectly with that of […]
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Blanket approach to asthma treatment not ideal

University of Queensland research into the effects of dust mite and cockroach allergens has found that different types of asthma […]

Breakthrough brain anaesthesia response device recognised by TGA

An Australian-first device that can measure changes in brain activity as anaesthesia is delivered to a patient has been certified […]

Mitochondrial DNA mutations affect male and female fertility and ageing

Research indicates for the first time that mutations within the DNA sequence of mitochondria impact on the energy producing capacity […]

Can Vitamin D improve your eyesight? Join a QUT study to help find out

Young Brisbane adults aged between 18 and 25 are invited to participate in a QUT study into the role vitamin […]

Hair samples reveal effects of ecstasy use

For the first time, researchers have used hair samples to measure levels of stress caused by MDMA use. Lead researcher […]

Loneliness, severe mental illness behind frequent calls to crisis helplines

People who regularly turn to telephone helpline services are more likely to require complex medical care and are often socially […]

Codeine-related deaths double

Codeine-related deaths in Australia more than doubled between 2000 and 2009, largely due to accidental overdoses, new research from UNSW’s […]

Cancer test predicts treatment outcome

University of Queensland researchers have announced a new tool in the fight against cancer, with the development of a world-first […]

Scientists grow mini-kidney in lab

Australian researchers have perfected a method of growing mini-kidneys from stem cells for use in drug screening, disease modelling and […]

Less-invasive surgery may not be best option for rectal cancer

A comparison of the surgical removal of rectal tumours by a laparoscopically-assisted “keyhole” procedure and open surgery reveals...

Uncovering the mystery of migraine

It’s a disease that has baffled health professionals for years, but our researchers have taken a significant step forward in […]

Of Australia’s 50,000 premature deaths many are potentially avoidable

Of all deaths in Australia in 2012, almost 50,000 – or 34% – can be considered premature, according to new […]

Don’t fall for it: ladder safety tips

As spring has well and truly arrived and as homeowners start looking towards those DIY projects, the Office of Fair […]

New drug proves successful in uncovering hidden HIV cells

Researchers have successfully tested a new drug that activates hidden reservoirs of HIV cells in individuals on antiretroviral therapy, one of...