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Sun exposure gets personal with wearable UV sensors

Managing vitamin absorption and avoiding sun damage could soon be as simple as slipping on a bracelet thanks to new […]

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 […]

National cancer screening programs reduce the risk of death from breast, cervic…

People with breast, cervical and bowel cancers detected through national cancer screening programs have better cancer survival outcomes than those […]

Tetris-like program could speed breast cancer detection

Researchers from the University of Adelaide’s Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML) are developing a fully-automated medical image analysis program […]

Birth defect predicts testicular cancer, infertility

Led by University of Sydney researchers and published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, this is the first population-based cohort […]

Cancer blood test to get much more accurate

Researchers from UNSW Sydney and the University of Copenhagen have developed a new way to detect early-stage cancer tumour cells […]

Blood cancer patients benefit from breakthrough genetic testing service

Cutting-edge DNA sequencing technology has been used by Queensland University of Technology (QUT) researchers at the new Australian Translational Genomics […]

Want to improve colonoscopy care? Ask the patient!

Bowel Cancer Australia has launched My Colonoscopy Experience, a nationwide questionnaire inviting Australians to provide feedback about an invasive procedure […]

New nanoparticles help detect deep-tissue cancers

Researchers have developed a new form of nanoparticle and associated imaging technique that can detect multiple disease biomarkers, including those […]

Tackling cancer at ground zero with designer molecules

A new molecule designed by University of Adelaide researchers shows great promise for future treatment of many cancers. The new […]