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Combating childhood obesity by preventing “fatty liver” in fetus

New research published in The Journal of Physiology indicates that an obese pregnant mother and exposure to a high fat, […]

New treatments designed to lower levels of Lipoprotein (a)

Associate Professor David Sullivan, a speaker at the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia’s (RCPA) annual conference ‘Pathology Update 2018 […]

Multi-gene test predicts early heart disease risk

A risk score based on multiple genetic differences, or polygenic risk score, predicted significantly more cases of early-onset heart disease […]

How diabetes in pregnancy affects baby’s heart

Researchers at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA have discovered how high glucose […]

New computer model predicts your health from the shape of your face

An international study, led by researchers at Macquarie University, has developed a new computer model that can predict the status […]

Health Tracker outlines growing health divide

Ten million Australians in low socio-economic brackets are at high risk of dying early from chronic disease, an alarming snapshot […]

Unblocking arteries with maths

University of Melbourne researchers have combined mathematical modelling, supercomputing and laser imaging technology to assess the severity of artery blockages without having to […]

Eating at night could increase risk of heart disease and diabetes

Eating during the night is associated with higher risk of heart disease and diabetes, and the body’s 24-hour cycle is […]

Green vegetables linked with better heart health

Getting more greens into your diet could cut your risk of heart disease and stroke by as much as 40 […]

Cardiac-toxic shock for cancer patients

Cancer patients have a high chance of heart failure within 12 months of diagnosis and subsequent chemotherapy treatment. The Heart […]