11 Dec 2019
Early menopause predictor of heart disease
Read about research to study the affect of menopause on heart disease, with insights from more than 300,000 women around the world
27 Sep 2019
Diabetes increases the risk of heart failure, more so in women than men
Research summary An international study led by The George Institute for Global Health, involving 12 million participants, has found that in people with diabetes, women face a greater risk of developing heart failure compared with men. The research identified that Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are associated…
29 Aug 2019
Ozone depletion impacting human health
An international study involving researchers from the Australian National University (ANU) has found that changes to our ozone layer over the past four decades have affected the risk of people developing skin cancer. The study explored the impact of ozone layer changes on ultraviolet (UV) radiation, as well…
28 Aug 2019
Parents keen to reduce salt but find product labels confusing
A study from Deakin University’s Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) has found that many Australian parents are trying to reduce their salt intake, and that of their kids, but come unstuck at the supermarket shelf when confronted with confusing food labels. Previous research has…
28 Jun 2019
Social robots set for role in mental health treatment
Read about the use of robots on health and well-being outcomes worldwide as researched by the Queensland University of Technology.
21 Jun 2019
Research finds link between childhood gastro and climate change
Can climate change on a global level cause children to experience gastric problems? Read on to find out what researchers from the ANU Canberra came…
21 Jun 2019
Australian doctors overprescribing flu antivirals
Research from the University of Adelaide on levels of flu antivirals prescribed to Australians comes across interesting findings.
13 Jun 2019
New single vaccination to target the world’s deadliest respiratory diseases
Read about the powerful vaccine that scientists from the University of Adelaide are developing for treating influenza and pneumococcal.