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Physios on sidelines of sports events should quickly ID symptoms of concussion

Physiotherapists on the sidelines of sports events should quickly identify the symptoms of concussion. That’s according to...

Endometriosis a burden on women’s lives

Endometriosis often takes a long time to be diagnosed and affects all areas of a women’s life, a study has […]

Challenging the over-use of antibiotics in the face of increased resistance

Churchill Fellowship award winner, Associate Professor Susan Benson, Clinical Academic in The University of Notre Dame Australia’s School...
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Fruit and veg for healthy skin

Forget sun beds, sunbathing and fake tanning lotions. The secret to a sexy, healthy glow lies in eating your five-a-day, […]
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New tactic to fight fatigue

In a world-first, sleep experts from Flinders University are attempting to fight fatigue caused by insomnia and obstructive sleep apnoea […]
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Patients support flu injections at pharmacies as vaccination program expands

A QUT-led pilot program designed to boost Queensland’s vaccination rates has shown a high level of satisfaction from patients given […]

Caffeine helps cancer survivors reach exercise goals

Caffeine may improve exercise capacity and reduce fatigue in cancer survivors, a University of Queensland study has found. The study […]

Transition care helps older people return home after hospital stay

More than half of older people who received care as part of the Transition Care Program following a stay in […]

Placental tissue gives gift of life a second time around

Stem cells from placenta usually discarded after childbirth can now be used to develop treatments for conditions such as diabetes, […]

Aspirin cuts risk of clots, DVT by a third

Low dose aspirin lowers the occurrence of new venous blood clots – and represents a reasonable treatment option for patients […]

New health resources to improve men’s health

The University of Western Sydney has released four comprehensive new Resource Kits to provide best-practice guides for health and community...

Ginseng in the fight against obesity

Ginseng could be used in a new class of anti-obesity drugs that can actually improve brain function. Neuroscientists Dr Yinghua Yu and Professor...

Autism rates steady for two decades

A University of Queensland study has found no evidence of an increase in autism in the past 20 years, countering reports that […]

Testing the on/off diet

With the benefits of the new “fasting diet” hitting the headlines in the past 12 months, UniSA researchers are setting […]

Cell discovery brings blood disorder cure closer

A cure for a range of blood disorders and immune diseases is in sight, according to scientists who have unravelled […]