[caption id="attachment_5452" align="alignright" width="200"] Professor Takanori (right) is in Australia from Japan to meet with Professor Wendy Moyle (far left) to talk about the robots for dementia.[/caption]
Wound care and the treatment of minor ailments are important professional services provided by your local pharmacist, writes Grant Kardachi, president of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia.
A new approach to lung imaging is set to reduce surgery on benign nodules in the lung, according to a presentation at the World Conference on Lung Cancer in Sydney yesterday.
People with diabetes are twice as likely to have a disability as people without, according to a report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
University of Queensland (UQ) scientists have made a fundamental breakthrough into how the brain decodes the visual world.
[caption id="attachment_5435" align="alignright" width="200"] credit: Effy Alexakis[/caption]
Three out of four women did not identify physical activity, healthy body weight and alcohol consumption as key factors in reducing the risk of breast cancer, according to survey results released by Cancer Australia.
The cost of 50 new and amended medicines and technologies to treat cancer, diabetes, multiple sclerosis and a range of other debilitating diseases have been listed on the PBS and will be subsidised by the government.
The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) has announced its support of a document released today by Friends of Science in Medicine (FSM) surrounding Recommendations for Pathology Tests in Australia.
The arts are a great way to promote healthy living, according to researchers from The University of Western Australia.
A Griffith University scientist has described the recent attempts to disassociate diets high in saturated fats and cholesterol from heart disease, as potentially ‘very dangerous’.
World-class research to improve outcomes for people with musculoskeletal conditions will be the focus of the University of Adelaide’s new Centre for Orthopaedic and Trauma Research (COTR).
[caption id="attachment_5398" align="alignright" width="292"] The black and white CT scan (left) shows a lung cancer (blue arrow) partially surrounded by expanded and apparently aerated lung; the PET scan (right) shows the expanded lung without corresponding blood flow (red arrow), meaning this lung is not effectively contributing to breathing[/caption]
New research from the University of Adelaide has found that chronic pain in women is more complex and harder to treat than chronic pain in men.