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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 […]

How a nurse’s smart phone could prevent stroke

One in four strokes – Australia’s second largest cause of death and disability – is caused by atrial fibrillation (AF) […]

Golden staph a public health threat to children

The first major study of golden staph bloodstream infection in Australian children has found higher death rates if the right […]

New device puts pressure on DVT

Professor John Arkwright, managing director of Arkwright Technologies, and MDPP senior research associate Dr Aaron Mohta at work on the […]

10 year olds biggest challenge is the one faced by her sister

Written by Olivia Gray, age 10 My name is Olivia Gray and I’m here to tell you about the Top […]

The chewing gum test that could prevent blindness and save lives

Researchers from the University of Sydney’s Save Sight Institute have reported a simple ‘chewing gum’ test that could be the […]

Could a beetroot a day keep the doctor at bay?

A QUT study is underway to discover whether beetroot juice could be a new ‘super food’ to improve vascular health, […]

Advances in medical care have led to type 1 diabetes boom

Researchers from the University of Adelaide say the global increase in cases of type 1 diabetes is directly linked to […]

World-first blood test for Parkinson’s

Currently no clinical biomarker test exists for Parkinson’s and the only means of diagnosis is a neurological examination. By the […]