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USA: Mothers’ pesticide levels linked with autism in children

A new study appearing online from The American Journal of Psychiatry finds that elevated pesticide levels in pregnant women are associated with...

Blood test may identify gestational diabetes risk in first trimester

A blood test conducted as early as the 10th week of pregnancy may help identify women at risk for gestational […]

Half of cardiovascular patients suffer from multiple diseases

New research led by The University of Western Australia has revealed that one in two patients admitted to hospital with […]

Lower radiation doses could have big impact on cancer treatment

VectorLAB, a joint venture collaboration of physicists from the University of Sydney and Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, has developed a...

Weight is an unspoken concern in many GP visits

Despite growing levels of obesity in the Australian population, new research has found that weight is not discussed in GP […]

Discovery presents treatment hope for Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenera…

There is new hope for the treatment of Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases following a ground-breaking discovery made by an […]

Hep C treatment must respect patient needs

A new UNSW Sydney report says health care systems must remain relevant to and respectful of people living with hepatitis […]

Drought and uncertainty rocking farmers’ mental health

“If you want to rock someone’s mental health, give them a large dose of uncertainty.” That statement from UniSA’s Chair...

Gut reaction linked to type 1 diabetes

Understanding the link between diabetes and the gut could lead to the development of new therapies to delay the onset […]

Innovative triple pill significantly lowers blood pressure

Millions of people around the world could have a simpler way to reduce their blood pressure, a trial led by […]

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 […]

Want to improve colonoscopy care? Ask the patient!

Bowel Cancer Australia has launched My Colonoscopy Experience, a nationwide questionnaire inviting Australians to provide feedback about an...

Crowdsourcing algorithms to predict epileptic seizures

A study by University of Melbourne researchers reveals clinically relevant epileptic seizure prediction is possible in a wider range of patients...

Illicit cannabis used for pain, mental health, sleep conditions

Australians who used illicit cannabis for medical reasons did so mainly to treat chronic pain, mental health, sleep and neurological […]

Unexpected outcomes sound warning for treatment of genetic diseases using gene …

New research led by the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) and the University of Adelaide has uncovered […]