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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, […]

Could Australia be the first to eliminate hepatitis C?

Australia is on track to eliminate hepatitis C by 2026, a new report released by the Kirby Institute on World […]

What fly guts could reveal about our health

New evidence reveals the gut bacteria composition of the common fruit fly affects consumption as well as reproductive behaviour – […]

Growing replacement body organs

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