15 Dec 2018
Nutrients being trialled to manage OCD
University of Queensland researchers are conducting the Queensland trial of a new treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder using an amino acid supplement.
30 Aug 2017
Health benefits of seaweed
Researchers are about to embark on a second human trial to investigate the effect of seaweed fibre on gut, metabolic and skin health.
28 Apr 2017
Chocolate doesn’t cause acne
Good news on two fronts: eating chocolate does not cause pimples; researchers need participants for a trial of a new treatment for moderate or severe…
16 Feb 2017
Volunteers needed for New Year eating study
Research trial: The University of Tasmania is looking for volunteers for a new study into what helps people change their diet successfully.
08 Aug 2016
Does weight loss surgery help with problem eating habits?
More Australians are turning to weight loss surgery to help treat obesity – but once their surgery is over, what impact does it have on…
06 Aug 2016
Tackling Type 2 diabetes with fasting
Diabetes is the epidemic of the 21st century and the biggest challenge confronting Australia’s health system with around 1.7 million Australians currently living with the…
06 Jul 2016
Could a beetroot a day keep the doctor at bay?
A QUT study is underway to discover whether beetroot juice could be a new ‘super food’ to improve vascular health, including blood coagulation and boosting…
01 Jan 2013
CAROLINA: Cardiovascular Outcome Study of Linagliptin versus Glimepiride in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
The aim of the study is to investigate the long-term impact on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, relevant efficacy parameters (e.g., glycaemic parameters) and safety (e.g., weight and hypoglycaemia) of treatment with linagliptin in patients with type-2 diabetes at elevated cardiovascular risk receiving usual care, and compare outcome against glimepiride. Official…
01 Jan 2013
Metabolic Phenotyping of Individuals Born Following Assisted Reproduction Techniques (IMPART)
This study is to compare the effects of high-fat overfeeding on metabolic risk factors in children born through assisted reproduction technologies (ART) versus children conceived naturally (controls). We will utilise state of the art measures to characterise the physiological, endocrine and molecular responses to high fat overfeeding. The investigators…