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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...

Driving… a road to poor health?

As little as two hours a day behind the wheel is a potential risk factor for a range of poor […]

Cancer Council urges food industry to embrace Health Star Rating system

Cancer Council Australia has congratulated Australia’s food policy ministers for reiterating their support for the Health Star Rating system on...

Lung Test a Win for Young Kids with Asthma

Sydney researchers have discovered how a novel type of lung test could help asthmatic children better manage their condition at […]

Investigating brain and cardiovascular health of older Australians

A Swinburne study investigating the effects of nutritional treatments – including herb and plant extracts – on the health of […]

Look beyond fat and sugar to solve the world’s obesity epidemic

A report in the latest issue of The Lancet shows that Australia’s rate of obesity has risen the fifth fastest in the […]

Aussies with Asthma Advised to Keep Calcium Levels High

A leading respiratory physician today advised Australians with asthma to meet the recommended daily calcium intake as new research has […]

Genetic pathway can slow spread of ovarian cancer

University of Adelaide research into the origins of ovarian cancer has led to the discovery of a genetic pathway that […]