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Immune control: Treating brain injury with an on/off switch

Australian researchers have developed ground-breaking technology for controlling the body’s own immune response to brain damage, in an...

Clues to earlier diagnosis of mesothelioma

Flinders researchers have found proteins in lung fluid that could hold the key to diagnosing pleural mesothelioma months or even […]

The national impact of digestive-tract cancers

A first-of-its-kind report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) provides a new understanding of all digestive-tract cancers...

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Pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS): Dr Joe Kosterich

Transcript As a collective group pharmaceuticals are very expensive. Hi I’m Doctor Joe. Now a lot of you will be […]
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Antibiotics: Dr Joe Kosterich

Transcript It’s sometimes hard to remember that things like antibiotics, which are so commonplace today, are a relatively new invention […]
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Antibiotics (anti-bacterials)

Antibiotics work to kill or inhibit the growth of bacteria to eliminate disease. Once the growth of bacteria is stopped, our immune system can...

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