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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 – […]

Domestic travel key to distribution of flu across Australia

New scientific research on the spread of flu across Australia has revealed that all major cities appear to experience outbreaks […]

Aspirin added to cancer drug improves effectiveness

Adding aspirin to some existing cancer drugs could increase their effectiveness against a group of tumours resistant to treatment, new […]

Fast tracking lung cancer diagnosis

A new initiative is successfully encouraging those at higher risk of lung cancer to act sooner when symptoms appear. The […]

Silica dust – the cancer risk tradies cannot see

Cancer Council Australia raises awareness of silica dust risk during Safe Work Month (October). With new estimates showing that over […]
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