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Age-related vision loss and driving performance

Older drivers with age-related vision loss will be the focus of a new QUT study designed to test their on-the-road performance. Professor […]

What’s in cough syrup that could help with Down syndrome?

An ingredient used for decades in cough syrup, and to treat a variety of conditions, could hold the key to […]

The effectiveness of honey to treat dry, sore, red eyes

Honey’s antibacterial benefits are widely recognised but now a QUT team of optometry researchers is conducting clinical trials of the […]

Similar but different: new discovery for degenerative disease

Researchers from the University of Melbourne have established how two diseases that present in similar ways are in fact quite […]

Orthopaedic implant revision rate data

The 2014 annual report of the Australian Orthopaedic Association’s National Joint Replacement Registry (AOANJRR) is now available o...

Arthritis sufferers excluded from everyday life

Arthritis is the second leading cause of disability in Australia with many sufferers so severely disabled that they cannot engage […]

Six medication myths…busted

Can pain relievers really target a specific part of the body? Are generic medicines inferior to their brand-name counterparts? Are […]

Reprogramming skin cells to help find a cure for Alzheimer’s

Neuroscientists are reprogramming skin cells in order to discover new treatments and ultimately a cure for a range of devastating […]

Skipping breakfast proves weight and waist loss winner

Encouraging Australians to skip breakfast and all snacks between 8pm and midday might be the best way to tackle our […]

New technology improves bowel view and detection rates of polyps

Advanced imaging technology that triples the field of view during colonoscopies has been shown to increase the detection rate of […]

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and diclofenac reviews

Consumers and health professionals are advised that the TGA has completed a review of the cardiovascular risks associated with the […]

Nocturnal enuresis in teens: a neglected problem

Bedwetting or nocturnal enuresis (NE; nocturnal meaning night and enuresis meaning involuntary urination) can be a distressing disorder that...

Weak bones, weak bladders

It’s World Osteoporosis Day soon (Oct 20), and while most of us are aware of the impact of osteoporosis on […]

Participation in breast screening program remains steady in target age group

More than 1.4 million women aged 50-69 had a screening mammogram through BreastScreen Australia in 2011 and 2012, according to […]

Serotonin-blocking medicines used to treat nausea and vomiting

Consumers and health professionals are advised that serotonin syndrome is a newly identified issue associated with products containing the...
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