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Gas sensing gut pill beats breath test diagnosis

New trials of a breakthrough swallowable sensor have revealed the device is 3,000 times more accurate than current technology used […]

Native Aussie plant kills dengue virus

Queensland University of Technology researchers have found a native Australian plant can kill all four strains of the dengue virus. […]

Renewed focus on predicting glaucoma risk

Confirmation of 40 new genetic markers takes forward the development of the first tests to assess a person’s risk of […]

How to keep physically active in the depths of winter

Are you a ‘fair weather’ exerciser? It can be really frustrating to work hard on getting fit over the warmer […]

New nanoparticles help detect deep-tissue cancers

Researchers have developed a new form of nanoparticle and associated imaging technique that can detect multiple disease biomarkers, including...

Don’t forget to plan for dementia care – and prevention

Poor public understanding of dementia care, treatment and prevention have emerged in new Flinders research. Recent reports fro...

Knowledge is power when it comes to better health

A study on health literacy among women has found people from lower socioeconomic and educational backgrounds, as well as those […]

Immunity protein at birth reduces likelihood of childhood malaria

Newborn babies who were born with high levels of an immune-related protein in their blood cells were less likely to […]

Psychopaths struggle to recognise genuine emotion

New research from The Australian National University (ANU) has found people with high levels of psychopathic traits have difficulty telling […]

Stroke ambulance makes major inroads

The nation and the world is watching on as the latest innovation in emergency stroke treatment navigates its way to […]

Tackling cancer at ground zero with designer molecules

A new molecule designed by University of Adelaide researchers shows great promise for future treatment of many cancers. The new […]

Sunscreen reduces melanoma risk by 40 per cent in young people

Melanoma is the most common cancer diagnosed in Australian men aged 25-49 years and second most common cancer in women […]
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Vitamin D no defence against dementia

New research from South Australian scientists has shown that vitamin D (also commonly known as the sunshine vitamin) is unlikely […]

The pain circuit breaker – visual illusion proves effective in relieving knee p…

In a new study published in the journal Peer J, researchers at UniSA’s Body in Mind Research Group have found […]
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New discovery a game changer in diagnosing genetic heart disease

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a common genetic heart condition, which can affect men and women at any age. It occurs when […]