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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 […]

‘Bad’ antibodies let blood infections rage

Certain antibodies in a patient’s blood stream may enable life-threatening bacterial infections to spread instead of fighting them off, a […]

World-first blood test to detect deadly melanoma in early stage patients

Edith Cowan University (ECU) researchers have developed the world’s first blood test capable of detecting melanoma in its early stages, […]

New blood test could inform lung cancer screening

New research from the International Agency for Research on Cancer shows that a new blood test could help identify groups […]

Exercise makes the blood of obese people healthier

Exercise can reduce inflammation in obese people by changing the characteristics of their blood, according to new research published in […]

Bone density treatment slows progression of leukaemia

In research published in the Nature journal, Leukemia, a team led by Telethon Kids Cancer Centre researcher Dr Laurence Cheung described how they had identified […]

Oral drug treatment helps protect cancer patients from potentially deadly blood…

Cancer patients are at high risk of developing blood clots Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) collectively known […]
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The importance of gender in cardiovascular health

The role of gender has been largely neglected despite playing a critical role in cardiovascular health, University of Melbourne academics […]

Ketone drink could help diabetics by lowering blood sugar

For the first time, it has been shown that drinking a ketone supplement can lower blood sugar levels, presenting a […]

Alzheimer’s blood test will accelerate research into the disease

A blood test for Alzheimer’s disease, developed and validated by scientists from Japan and Australia, could speed up the pace […]
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