Are you a Health Professional? Jump over to the doctors only platform. Click Here

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 […]

Incontinence linked to depression

With RUOK Week (Sept 8 – 12) upon us, young women need to be made aware that incontinence puts them […]

Genetic key to lupus shows potential of personalised medicine

Medical researchers have used DNA sequencing to identify a gene variant responsible for causing lupus in a young patient. The […]

Alcohol warning labels

Curtin University researchers have found the development of cancer warning labels for alcoholic beverages would be accepted by the Australian...

Pain treatments less effective for those with irritable bowel

University of Adelaide researchers have discovered that the immune system is defective in people suffering from irritable bowel syndrome, which...

Why people suffer body dysmorphia disorder

A new study by Swinburne University of Technology has discovered that the size of a person’s brain – not societal […]

New ways to treat solid tumours

An international team of scientists has shown that an antibody against the protein EphA3, found in the micro-environment of solid […]