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Bulging fontanelles

The fontanelles are the soft spots in a baby’s skull where the bones join together. They are soft to allow […]

Gene that causes osteoporosis identified

Researchers from The University of Western Australia and a number of other leading international research organisations have used one of […]

Double discovery boosts global quest for leukaemia cures

Researchers at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre have discovered how a form of leukaemia fights back against a ground-breaking treatment, providing […]

Common drug presents fracture risk to older women

Researchers are urging caution in prescribing one of the world’s most commonly issued drug groups, citing links to increased fracture […]

Exercise to target tumours

Edith Cowan University researchers are investigating if the growth of cancerous metastatic bone tumours can be slowed by providing targeted […]

Ultra-safe, ultra-affordable, ultra-usable: why don’t we do more medical ultras…

The QUT medical physicist who developed a fast, non-invasive way of using ultrasound to assess osteoporotic fracture risk says that […]

Balanced diet for strong bones

Australian women are being urged to eat a varied balanced diet to reduce their exposure to cadmium, after a major […]

Education for reduction in injurious falls

A research study, led by Dr Anne-Marie Hill from The University of Notre Dame Australia’s School of Physiotherapy and Institute […]

Alcohol and drug screening needed for the elderly

Concerns surrounding drug and alcohol consumption are widely discussed in relation to youth but, according to a University of Adelaide […]

Spinal procedure no longer such a pain in the back

Researchers at Flinders University’s Medical Device Partnering Program (MDPP) will design a new medical device that could change the way […]