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Baldness caused by alopecia could soon be treatable

Baldness caused by alopecia areata could soon be treated safely and effectively, after an international University of Melbourne-led trial found...

Are we treating body dysmorphic disorder the wrong way?

While it’s long been thought that body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is related to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), new findings show this...

World first trial good news for coronary heart disease patients

A new study published in Heart has found that real-time remotely monitored exercise programs could be an effective way to reach more […]

Can aspirin prolong good health?

Three groundbreaking papers published in the New England Journal of Medicine, led by a team of Monash University researchers in […]

New treatment for iron overload on trial

A world-first trial of a treatment for Australia’s most common genetic disorder is being led by a University of Queensland […]

Stem cell research aims to improve osteoarthritis

Charles Sturt University (CSU) is contributing to national research that aims to explore the effectiveness of using a person’s own […]

Clinical trial to treat conjunctivitis using a novel non-antibiotic treatment

With conjunctivitis running rampant this year, USC’s Clinical Trials Centre is uniquely placed as the only location in Australia working […]

Probiotic benefits for night shift workers

Improving the health of night shift workers with the use of probiotics is the focus of a new Griffith study. […]

Can ‘sleeping’ while you’re awake boost brain function?

Mimicking sleep processes in the awake brain of elderly people could prevent age-related decline in brain function. The University of […]

Lift less, gain more

The belief that lifting heavy weights is necessary to build muscles is being challenged by University of Queensland researchers. UQ School of...

Smartphones in skin checks for early detection of melanoma

QUT skin cancer researchers are seeking community volunteers to participate in a skin self-examination study. Performed regularly,...

Learning to improve foot control in cerebral palsy

A device to measure foot control is being trialled to improve walking ability for adolescents and young adults with cerebral […]

Participants needed for new study into prescription-only opioid use in managing…

Researchers from the University of Tasmania’s School of Medicine (Psychology) are seeking participants for a new study about the experiences...

Rapid flu detection trial

With the flu season in full swing this winter, USC’s Clinical Trials Centre is working with doctors at Buddina and […]

Re-training the brain in pain

Psychologists are working on ways to reduce the brain’s sensitivity to pain, with the aim of improving pain management techniques. […]