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DNA may prevent bowel cancer

A new study published in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) suggests the link between aspirin and colon […]

Big data research to defeat dementia

A UNSW research initiative that will harness ‘big data’ to defeat dementia has received backing from the big end of […]

Modifiable risk factors for kidney failure lay foundation for intervention and …

Study results published today in the National Kidney Foundation’s American Journal of Kidney Diseases provide new insights into why a […]

NSW government boosts schizophrenia research

NSW Minister for Health and Minister for Medical Research, Jillian Skinner, announced an investment of $10 million for NeuRA – […]

Mental health services spending on the rise

Expenditure on mental health-related services in Australia has increased in recent years, according to new figures released today by the […]

People power can lower blood pressure

The world’s largest study of diabetes peer support, where one person with diabetes helps guide others, has shown it can […]

Spinal procedure no longer such a pain in the back

Researchers at Flinders University’s Medical Device Partnering Program (MDPP) will design a new medical device that could change the way […]

Earlier detection for men is vital to increase survival rates for male breast c…

Every week in Australia, three men will be diagnosed with male breast cancer. In 2014, it was estimated that about […]

New hope for kidney disease

Researchers have made a discovery that could see patients with kidney disease no longer having to resort to dialysis or […]

It’s never too late to reap benefits of quitting smoking

The health advantages for younger people quitting cigarettes are well known. Now a study has found older smokers can reap […]

Australia leads world in skin cancer incidence but lacks reporting

Research published this week in the Australasian Journal of Dermatology confirms that Australia has the highest incidence of skin cancers […]

Endurance sport causes strain in right side of the heart

Otherwise healthy people who exercise strenuously for more than 90 minutes suffer from a post-exercise drop in heart performance, but […]

New online treatment for insomnia

Australian researchers have developed a unique online treatment program for people with insomnia, which is currently being trialled nationwide....

High-tech gas sensing capsules for better gut health

Researchers have developed high-tech gas sensing capsules that can send data from inside the gut direct to a mobile phone, […]

Mood Food: Mediterranean diet linked to better mental health

UniSA researchers have discovered that a traditional Mediterranean style diet may do more than improve physical health; it may also […]
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