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Hidden causes of methamphetamine-related death

Significant increases in mortality rates between 2009 and 2015 indicate a major methamphetamine problem in Australia, National Drug and Alcohol Research […]

Stroke survivors urged to keep moving

Most stroke survivors are doing little or no physical activity and spend most of their time sitting or lying down, […]

Can a common diabetes drug slow aneurysm growth?

A new study by researchers at the Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM) at James Cook University has […]

Growing replacement body organs

A discovery involving Monash University scientists promises to pave the way to producing replacement organs for damaged hearts, kidneys and […]

New era in treatment of type 2 diabetes

A drug that lowers blood sugar levels for people with type 2 diabetes has also been revealed to significantly reduce […]

6 ways men can take better care of their health

Men are less likely than women to see a doctor or other health provider, suggesting they care less about their […]

3D printing may revolutionise root canal therapy

Researchers have created 3D-printed artificial blood vessels that could revolutionise root canal therapy to help people retain fully functioning teeth. […]

How old is too old for cholesterol lowering medications?

The benefits of healthy older people taking statins to prevent heart disease and stroke needs to be balanced with the […]

Wireless system to power heart pumps could save lives currently lost to infecti…

Professor Mahinda Vilathgamuwa and Prasad Jayathurathnage, from the power engineering group in QUT’s Science and Engineering Faculty, said the current […]

Respiratory infections can trigger a heart attack

New research from University of Sydney finds the risk of a heart attack is increased 17-fold in the week following […]