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Researchers discover rare disease in Australia

A rare infectious disease thought to be non-existent in the southern hemisphere has been discovered in Australia by researchers from […]

Airborne bacteria remain alive for 45 minutes

Cover your mouth when sneezing or coughing and wash your hands. QUT and UQ scientists have developed a new technique […]

Stem cells a potential asthma treatment

A study led by scientists at Monash University has shown that a new therapy developed through stem cell technology holds […]

Pre-operative exercise helps lung cancer surgery recovery

Lung cancer patients who undertake one to four weeks of supervised exercise training before surgery have fewer post-surgery complications and […]

Cancer impacting Australia’s health more than any other group of diseases

Cancer is the disease group with the biggest impact on our health costing us, as a nation, more years of […]

Better pollen warnings for asthmatics may prevent hospital visits

Asthmatics may be able to avoid going to hospital with early warning and better understanding of the pollen in their […]

Respiratory infections can trigger a heart attack

New research from University of Sydney finds the risk of a heart attack is increased 17-fold in the week following […]

Breathing your way to preventing high blood pressure

The most common type of hypertension, which accounts for 95% of people with high blood pressure, might one day be […]

Novel app to help young people control asthma

A new mobile application (app) launched on World Asthma Day will support young people to manage their asthma and improve […]

Bitter taste receptors hold key to treating asthma

In summary: Research has shown the stimulation of bitter taste receptors can relieve features of allergic asthma The findings give […]