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New era in treatment of type 2 diabetes

A drug that lowers blood sugar levels for people with type 2 diabetes has also been revealed to significantly reduce […]

How old is too old for cholesterol lowering medications?

The benefits of healthy older people taking statins to prevent heart disease and stroke needs to be balanced with the […]

Combining sport with type 1 diabetes: Elite athlete Alex shares his experiences

Alex Kozeniauskas is not your average athlete. He has just cycled from Melbourne to the Barossa Valley in five days […]

Saving preterm babies’ lives

The Australian leg of a worldwide Perinatal trial has pinpointed the optimal level of blood oxygen saturation for preterm babies […]

Improving stroke data analysis

Improving the way data from patients with stroke are collected and analysed avoids misleading comparisons of hospital performance, according to […]

New path for blood cancer therapies

Researchers at Monash University and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre have identified for the first time how a new class of […]

One in 10 women with a chronic condition turns to acupuncture

The ancient remedies of Chinese medicine and acupuncture are important elements of the health care choices made by women of […]

The six top chronic health issues affecting Australians: new research

Hypertension (high blood pressure), osteoarthritis, hyperlipidaemia (high cholesterol), depression, anxiety, and asthma are the six most common chronic health conditions […]

New ‘smart needle’ to make brain surgery safer

A new high-tech medical device to make brain surgery safer has been developed by researchers at the University of Adelaide. […]

Reflux tablet could prevent 60,000 pregnancy deaths

An international collaboration led by the Translational Obstetrics Group (TOG) based at Mercy Hospital for Women has discovered a treatment […]
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