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New report looks at Australians’ diets across different stages of life – …

As we age, our food and nutrient requirements change. However, according to a new report from the Australian Institute of […]

PrEP trial leads to unprecedented reductions in HIV transmission

Recent HIV infections in gay and bisexual men in New South Wales have declined by almost one-third following the trial […]

Men are less likely than women to survive some cancers

Men with particular cancers generally fare worse than women with the same cancers, new Australian research has found. Published in Cancer […]

Diet and depression link

Does fast food contribute to depression? Can a healthy diet combat mental illness? In an unusual experiment, James Cook University […]

Better diagnosis to improve breast cancer treatment

Breast cancer patients will soon have a better chance of fighting the disease thanks to new pathology guidelines created by […]

Rethinking control of Australia’s most common STI

Australia’s most common sexually transmitted infection, chlamydia, is unlikely to be eliminated by opportunistic testing in general...

Income and wealth affect the mental health of Australians

Australians who have higher incomes and greater wealth are more likely to experience better mental health throughout their lives, new […]

Link between obesity and liver cancer

New research from Monash University and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre has found a previously overlooked group of obese people […]

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...

Preeclampsia: We can do more

Each year, more than 10,000 pregnant women in Australia suffer from preeclampsia and 30,000 die from it on a global […]

Ask the tough questions: Bring fetal alcohol spectrum disorder out of the shado…

Clinicians need to ask questions about drinking in pregnancy to ensure cases of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) are properly […]

Development of antibacterial surfaces for bone implants

A University of Sydney team in collaboration with the University Medical Centre Utrecht has found a solution to the infection-related […]

Hepatitis C treatment effective for people who inject drugs

Researchers from the Kirby Institute say its time to remove restrictions that prevent recent drug users from accessing successful hepatitis […]