A new study of twins at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, and published in Genome Biology, has found rapid changes in the way our genes are activated occur in the first 18 months of life.
While a recent report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare indicates participation in the National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP) reduced in 2010-2011, incidence rates and mortality rates have both halved since the NCSP was introduced in 1991.
Adelaide based hospital burns unit will soon have state of the art telehealth videoconferencing equipment, following the award of a $15,000 Clipsal Community Grants of $15,000.
Geelong has had a long awaited for boost, with the announcement DisabilityCare will base its head office in the region.
Adults suffering from asbestos-related diseases are needed to participate in a University of Queensland study on the role nutrition plays in the quality of life for patients diagnosed with asbestosis or mesothelioma.
The Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research at The University of Queensland has received a significant $9 million n funding from the Queensland Government.
Sydney Researchers have made an exciting breakthrough to being able to predict and implement preventative measures for common diseases, such as diabetes and asthma, before a baby is born.
A joint study by the University of Queensland and The University of Western Australia shows that mentally ill Australians are dying an average of 16 years earlier than the general population.
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) s report A Snapshot of Rheumatoid Arthritis show management of the disease has changed considerably over the last decade.
More than a third of allied health students who completed a rural placement are now working in rural and remote Australia, according a new survey by Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health (SARRAH).
Research presented at the Dietitian Association of Australia’s national conference has shown one in five ACT aged care residents are malnourished.
Multiple Sclerosis Australia has real reason to celebrate World MS Day on 29 May after the announcement of a $1 million investment by the Australian Government to its research arm, Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia (MSRA).
Kidney Health Australia has called for increased education, awareness and support to aid in the early detection of chronic kidney disease.
The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) will celebrate the important work of pathologists during its inaugural Pathology Day today.
The latest data released by the Private Health Insurance Administration Council (PHIAC), shows private hospital cover has reached a new high, with almost 10.8 million Australians covered.