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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 […]

Gen X, Y and Z: Obesity risk higher for younger generations

You are much more likely to be obese than your parents were when they were your age, according to a […]

Liver cancer could be halted by boosting immune system

International research involving the University of Adelaide has helped to better understand how a diseased liver promotes the development of […]

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 […]

Brain cells that control appetite identified for first time

Dieting could be revolutionised, thanks to the ground-breaking discovery by the University of Warwick of the key brain cells which […]

Irritable bowel syndrome diagnosis needed early

An early, definitive diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) would do much to instil confidence in patients and allow them […]

Misuse of over-the-counter painkillers costing Australia millions

A University of South Australia study looking at the health impacts of over-the-counter (OTC) painkillers has revealed the high costs […]

Faulty gene linked to obesity in adults

Groundbreaking new research linking obesity and metabolic dysfunction to a problem in the energy generators in cells has been published […]

Health benefits of seaweed

Researchers from the University of Wollongong (UOW) are about to embark on a second human trial to investigate the effect […]

A note of caution amidst a ‘revolution’ in hepatitis C treatment

As new treatments for hepatitis C reshape the landscape, new data from UNSW underscore the need to address issues including discrimination, […]
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