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Bone scans get to heart of the matter

Routine bone density scans already performed on Australians to identify their risk of fractures could now also be used as […]

Young knees at risk of repeated injury

New La Trobe University research has revealed a high number of young children and teenagers who play popular sports are […]

Dance aids healthier ageing

Queensland Ballet and QUT released the results of a joint project examining the health and wellbeing benefits of ballet for older Australians. […]

Research examines complaints into chiropractors, physiotherapists and osteopaths

University of Melbourne research into health industry data has found chiropractors attracted more complaints than physiotherapists and osteopaths but it […]

Community care clients enjoy preventative exercises

Trained community care workers are able to safely incorporate a falls prevention exercise program into their existing services for older […]

Fewer people being referred to fall prevention programs

More than half of older West Australians who reported falling over in the past year did not seek medical assistance, […]

Just-in-time 3D implants set to transform tumour surgery

A major new Australian research project is set to radically advance the way physicians surgically treat tumours and bone cancer, […]

Genetic study marks likely osteoporosis treatment target

Scientists are homing in on a potential treatment for osteoporosis, after performing the largest ever genetic study of the common […]

Is back stiffness just a trick of the mind?

Is back stiffness all in the mind? New scientific evidence from a University of South Australia researcher shows – for […]

New drug to benefit cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have developed an innovative approach to prevent one of the most serious side-effects […]
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