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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 […]

Infections associated with heater-cooler devices

Consumers and health professionals are advised that a total of five Australians have been confirmed with Mycobacterium chimaera infections following heart surgery. […]

Breathing your way to preventing high blood pressure

The most common type of hypertension, which accounts for 95% of people with high blood pressure, might one day be […]

Is back pain killing us?

New research from the Faculty of Health Sciences finds that older people with back pain have a 13% higher chance […]

Open wide: national study of oral health begins

The oral health of the nation will go under scrutiny in a new University of Adelaide study – the first […]
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