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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 […]

Researchers discover new way to monitor leukaemia

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have invented a new, highly sensitive way of monitoring leukaemia cells in the […]

New test predicts whether blood cancer responds to therapy

UNSW medical researchers have developed a new way to predict whether patients with the blood condition myelodysplastic syndrome will respond […]

Power of genetic data to identify disease risk

Massive banks of genetic information are being harnessed to shed new light on modifiable health risks that underlie common diseases. […]