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Discovery targets dormant bowel cancer cells before they form secondary tumours

An international research team, led by the University of Melbourne, have discovered a way to control the stem cell behaviour […]

Killer sea snail a target for new drugs

University of Queensland pain treatment researchers have discovered thousands of new peptide toxins hidden deep within the venom of just […]

Research breakthrough to treat girls-only epilepsy

An international team, led by a University of Adelaide genetics expert, has made a breakthrough discovery which is expected to […]

Cheer on Bella and her dream to fly

Despite being diagnosed with a debilitating illness, young Bella was determined from an early age to lead the life of […]
In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF)

Discovery could improve in vitro fertilisation success rates for women around t…

Scientists at Oregon Health & Science University, Stanford University, University of Valencia and IGENOMIX have discovered that chromosomal...

Cranberry Juice May Help Protect Against Heart Disease and Diabetes Risk Factors

A new study reveals that drinking low-calorie cranberry juice cocktail may help lower the risk of chronic diseases that rank […]

Eating in the absence of hunger: a recipe for expanding waistline

Compulsive snacking is a major cause of weight gain “Eating too frequently, especially when we’re not hungry, is a major […]

Sensing danger signals in the kidney may help acute kidney disease

Latest research from the Centre for Inflammatory Diseases at the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health provides novel insights into […]

New family violence screening a success

Results from a new method of identifying mothers at risk of family violence show significant gains in identification, intervention and […]

Friends motivate us to drink more

Friends can be a dangerous influence, with new QUT research confirming what many drinkers already know – that drinking with […]

Hormonal contraceptives and having children reduces uterine cancer risk for wom…

Taking hormonal contraceptives and having children are associated with a lower risk of uterine cancer for women with Lynch syndrome, […]

How St John’s Wort can make you sick

St John’s Wort can produce the same adverse reactions as antidepressants, and serious side effects can occur when the two […]

Imaging helping epilepsy patients

Australian researchers have been able to pinpoint abnormal brain regions responsible for epilepsy, offering promise for improved surgical...

Three-pronged approach could reduce suicide risk

“Suicidal thought doesn’t need to be fatal to be serious” is the mantra of a University of Queensland expert who […]

HIV ‘wakes up’ only once a week under treatment

In a new study from the Kirby Institute at UNSW, researchers have found that HIV cells in the body of […]