08 Mar 2019
Blood function and composition
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09 Dec 2018
New blood test detects early stage ovarian cancer
Research on a bacterial toxin first discovered in Adelaide has led to the development a new blood test for the early diagnosis of ovarian cancer.
28 Nov 2018
Some heartburn treatments depress body iron levels
New research has found an association between some popular heartburn treatments and iron deficiency.
13 Nov 2018
Hepatitis C treatment effective for people who inject drugs
Researchers from the Kirby Institute say its time to remove restrictions that prevent recent drug users from accessing successful hepatitis C treatment.
09 Nov 2018
Prevention of HIV increasing, but no one should be left behind
Gay and bisexual men are getting tested and using medications to prevent HIV transmission more than ever.
05 Nov 2018
It’s time to act to reduce diabetes-related foot disease
Greater investment from governments, health professionals and researchers is needed to reduce costly and common diabetes-related foot disease (DFD).
08 Oct 2018
Cancer blood test to get much more accurate
UNSW Sydney and the University of Copenhagen researchers have developed new way to detect early-stage cancer tumour cells in the blood using a malaria protein.
02 Oct 2018
Blood cancer patients benefit from breakthrough genetic testing service
Cutting-edge DNA sequencing technology has been used by researchers to identify genetic mutations in 100 patients with blood cancers.
22 Sep 2018
Blood test may identify gestational diabetes risk in first trimester
Blood test conducted as early as the 10th week of pregnancy may help identify women at risk for gestational diabetes, a serious pregnancy-related condition.