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Blood function and composition
Blood 08 Mar 2019

Blood function and composition

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New blood test detects early stage ovarian cancer
Blood 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.
Some heartburn treatments depress body iron levels
Blood 28 Nov 2018

Some heartburn treatments depress body iron levels

New research has found an association between some popular heartburn treatments and iron deficiency.
Hepatitis C treatment effective for people who inject drugs
Blood 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.
Prevention of HIV increasing, but no one should be left behind
Blood 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.
It’s time to act to reduce diabetes-related foot disease
Blood 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).
Cancer blood test to get much more accurate
Blood 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.
Blood cancer patients benefit from breakthrough genetic testing service
Blood 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.
Blood test may identify gestational diabetes risk in first trimester
Blood 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.