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Action for Epilepsy – Cambodia Cycle 2015

Being driven by a vision of optimal living for people with epilepsy, Epilepsy Action Australia (EAA) is once again undertaking an inspired […]

Gold nanoparticles show promise for next generation anti-arthritic drugs

Gold nanoparticles could be used to build a new class of anti-arthritic drugs that are more effective and have fewer […]

Baby’s genes, not mom’s, may trigger some preterm births

Some babies may be genetically predisposed to being born too soon, and variants in the DNA of the fetus — […]

Endometriosis treatment now widely available for Australian women

Bayer Australia Ltd has introduced Visanne® (dienogest), a prescription medicine for the treatment of women with endometriosis. Visanne is now...

Diet and nutrition essential for mental health

Evidence is rapidly growing showing vital relationships between both diet quality and potential nutritional deficiencies and mental health, a new...

High risk of bowel cancer for gene carriers

Researchers from the University of Melbourne have found that screening for bowel cancer in genetically high-risk populations should begin early....

Halting Huntington’s disease

In a world-first, Edith Cowan University (ECU) researchers have found a way to repair parts of the brain affected by […]

Cocaine study raises questions about all addictions

International research involving the University of Adelaide has pointed to a potential new treatment for cocaine addiction, and could have […]

Text messages a new tool in the fight to prevent skin cancer

Australians’ love affair with mobile phones could save their life according to a joint QUT, Cancer Council Queensland and University […]

Thursday 26th March 2015 is Purple Day

Did you know, Thursday 26th March 2015 is Purple Day! Purple Day is a grassroots effort dedicated to raising awareness about epilepsy […]

No evidence to support detox diets for weight loss or detoxification

A critical review of the evidence surrounding popular detox diets has concluded that there is no compelling evidence to support […]

Skin based immunity secrets revealed

A team of international scientists has discovered a new mechanism by which immune cells in the skin act as the […]

Summer triggers for male eating disorders

Sun, sand and swimming may sound relaxing but for an increasing number of men summer is a stressful time as […]

Most fatal burden of disease caused by cancer and cardiovascular disease

A new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) looks at years of life lost due to […]

Mother’s stress hormone levels may affect foetal growth and long term health of…

In the Journal of Physiology, researchers at the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience at the University of Cambridge examined...
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