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Tetris-like program could speed breast cancer detection

Researchers from the University of Adelaide’s Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML) are developing a fully-automated medical image analysis program […]

Cord blood clue to respiratory diseases

New research has found children born in the last three months of the year in Melbourne may have a greater […]

Can aspirin prolong good health?

Three groundbreaking papers published in the New England Journal of Medicine, led by a team of Monash University researchers in […]

Social position determines pregnant women’s exposure to air pollution and other…

Socio-economic position determines the environmental hazards—such as air pollution and noise—that pregnant women are exposed to in urban areas, although […]

USA: Mothers’ pesticide levels linked with autism in children

A new study appearing online from The American Journal of Psychiatry finds that elevated pesticide levels in pregnant women are associated with […]

Blood test may identify gestational diabetes risk in first trimester

A blood test conducted as early as the 10th week of pregnancy may help identify women at risk for gestational […]

IVF and the birth of bioethics in Australia

In the four decades since the birth of the ‘test-tube’ baby, the field of bioethics has been at the forefront […]

Women under-treated for heart attack, die at twice the rate of men

University of Sydney research reveals that women admitted to Australian hospitals with serious heart attacks are half as likely as […]

Knowledge is power when it comes to better health

A study on health literacy among women has found people from lower socioeconomic and educational backgrounds, as well as those […]

How support groups can boost your health

For people living with chronic health conditions such as arthritis, diabetes and cancer, the health system can seem impersonal and […]
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