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Two new cases of mesothelioma diagnosed every day in Australia

Over 700 Australians were diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2017—equating to 2 cases diagnosed per day—according to the latest data released […]

Clues to earlier diagnosis of mesothelioma

Flinders researchers have found proteins in lung fluid that could hold the key to diagnosing pleural mesothelioma months or even […]

Young adults aren’t using e-cigarettes to quit smoking

Young Australian adults are more likely to use electronic nicotine delivery systems such as e-cigarettes for enjoyment rather than to […]

Cord blood clue to respiratory diseases

New research has found children born in the last three months of the year in Melbourne may have a greater […]

Stem cell research for cystic fibrosis leaps forward

The fight against cystic fibrosis (CF) has taken a major step forward, with pioneering research by University of Adelaide scientists […]

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 […]

New Framework drives better care for people with lung cancer

In an Australian first, Cancer Australia today launched a Framework to improve the outcomes and experiences of people affected by […]

Treating sleep apnoea could reduce dementia risk

Inadequate oxygen levels during sleep can damage the brain and increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, University of Queensland […]
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Probiotics could be a key to cystic fibrosis outcomes

UNSW medical researcher Keith Ooi has received a $1 million grant to lead a major study to see if probiotics […]

Social isolation health message fails to cut through

Social isolation has been shown to pose a greater health threat than smoking, poor diet and lack of exercise – […]
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