14 Nov 2018
Development of antibacterial surfaces for bone implants
A University of Sydney team in collaboration with the University Medical Centre Utrecht has found a solution to the infection-related rejection of implants, including knees…
06 Oct 2018
Hip fracture patients leaving hospital need osteoporosis plan
Patients leaving hospital after a hip fracture should be given an osteoporosis plan as a priority, says the Australian and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry.
04 Oct 2018
Newly identified drug target in rheumatoid arthritis
University of Melbourne researchers have identified a protein involved in rheumatoid arthritis-induced inflammation that could lead to new drug treatments.
01 Oct 2018
Exercise is best for managing osteoarthritis
Exercise is the new front runner for treating osteoarthritis ahead of surgery and medications state new Australian guidelines.
23 Aug 2018
Immunity protein at birth reduces likelihood of childhood malaria
Babies who were born with high levels of an immune-related protein in their blood cells were less likely to develop malaria in their early childhood.
30 Jun 2018
Conditions like back pain and arthritis must have global health response
International experts, led by Curtin University, are calling for global action from health authorities to address the huge burden of musculoskeletal conditions, which affect about…
01 Jun 2018
Dance aids healthier ageing
Queensland Ballet and QUT released the results of a joint project examining the health and wellbeing benefits of ballet for older Australians.
22 May 2018
Research examines complaints into chiropractors, physiotherapists and osteopaths
University of Melbourne research into health industry data has found chiropractors attracted more complaints than physiotherapists and osteopaths but it was a small percentage of…
13 May 2018
Community care clients enjoy preventative exercises
Trained community care workers are able to safely incorporate a falls prevention exercise program into their existing services for older clients, new research by Curtin…