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How diabetes in pregnancy affects baby’s heart

Researchers at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA have discovered how high glucose […]

Aspirin added to cancer drug improves effectiveness

Adding aspirin to some existing cancer drugs could increase their effectiveness against a group of tumours resistant to treatment, new […]

New type 1 diabetes treatment

Researchers at The University of Queensland are hoping a new form of immunotherapy could lead to better treatment of type 1 diabetes. […]

Health Tracker outlines growing health divide

Ten million Australians in low socio-economic brackets are at high risk of dying early from chronic disease, an alarming snapshot […]

Pre-diabetes discovery marks step towards precision medicine

Identification of three molecules that can be used to accurately assess pre-diabetes – a key predictor of conditions such as […]

A quick walk on your lunch break could significantly help Australia’s physical …

A new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) shows that small increases in our levels of […]

Having diabetes doubles your chance of death

Australians with diabetes experience much higher death rates than those without, with some particularly concerning trends seen among those with […]

Huge health benefits by cutting back sugar in sugary drinks

More than 150,000 Australian deaths could be prevented if the energy content of sugary drinks was cut by around a […]

Active travel could lower rates of disease

State and local government targets to get people out of cars and into more active transport would reduce heart disease […]

Recognising monogenic diabetes is vital for its management

Distinguishing monogenic diabetes in the young – that is, a rare type of diabetes caused by a single genetic mutation […]