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Middle-aged women who feel empowered are demanding their dates use condoms

A new study reveals that ‘mid-life’ women can and do successfully negotiate safer sex with new partners. Although based on […]

Combating childhood obesity by preventing “fatty liver” in fetus

New research published in The Journal of Physiology indicates that an obese pregnant mother and exposure to a high fat, […]

Flying Doctor launches new GP mental health partnership

The Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section (RFDS SE) is launching a new mental health service partnership in Dubbo […]

New treatments designed to lower levels of Lipoprotein (a)

Associate Professor David Sullivan, a speaker at the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia’s (RCPA) annual conference ‘Pathology Update...

Sleep and time with pets helps people living with bipolar disorder

New research from Western Sydney University has revealed that simple self-care strategies, such as spending time with animals and getting […]

Lupins and anti-inflammatory properties

A global team including researchers from Spain, CSIRO and The University of Western Australia have shown that narrow-leafed lupins can […]

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 […]

Researchers discover link between gut and type 1 diabetes

Scientists have found that targeting micro-organisms in the gut, known as microbiota, could have the potential to help prevent type […]

Research aims to fine-tune sepsis diagnosis

Work designed to improve diagnosis of one of the leading causes of death in children is underway in Brisbane, led […]

Multiple chronic diseases leave patients with adversely high costs

Current strategies for treating patients with several chronic diseases are putting an unnecessary financial burden on countries’ health systems...

Schizophrenia a side effect of human development

Schizophrenia may have evolved as an “unwanted side effect” of the development of the complex human brain, a new study […]

The end of yo-yo dieting?

Scientists have discovered a molecular switch in the brain that regulates fat burning – and could provide a way to […]
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How kidney disease happens

Monash researchers have solved a mystery, revealing how certain immune cells work together to instigate autoimmune kidney disease. The study,...

DNA gets away: scientists catch the rogue molecule that can trigger autoimmunity

A research team has discovered the process – and filmed the actual moment – that can change the body’s response […]

Landmark concussion study a game changer

La Trobe University concussion expert Dr Alan Pearce studied 25 former NRL players and compared them with 25 men of […]