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Impact of smoking and exercise

Charles Sturt University (CSU) research has provided new insight into the impacts of smoking and exercise on the brain and […]

Number of new flu viruses emerging globally heightens pandemic threat

A worrying increase in the number of new influenza viruses infecting humans means the risk of pandemic is higher than […]

New anaesthesia technique a breath of fresh air for patients

A University of Queensland alumnus has helped pioneer a world-first anaesthesia technique to make surgery safer for patients with obstructed […]

The six top chronic health issues affecting Australians: new research

Hypertension (high blood pressure), osteoarthritis, hyperlipidaemia (high cholesterol), depression, anxiety, and asthma are the six most common chronic health conditions […]

Evidence for superior sleep

A research grant worth almost $3 million has been awarded to a consortium including The MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and […]

Sleepiness epidemic hits nation

A new national sleep study involving the University of Adelaide reveals Australia is in the grip of a sleep deprivation […]

Genes that affect lung function

Researchers from The University of Western Australia and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in collaboration with the Busselton Health Study are part of […]

Reflux tablet could prevent 60,000 pregnancy deaths

An international collaboration led by the Translational Obstetrics Group (TOG) based at Mercy Hospital for Women has discovered a treatment […]

Trial determines safest airway device for babies in surgery

A ground-breaking Western Australian medical trial, involving babies with breathing problems, has determined that a laryngeal mask (a medical device […]

Reducing infection in chronic lung disease

Reducing the impact of virus infections in patients with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other chronic inflammatory lung […]