University of New South Wales
Australian researchers have uncovered a potential new way to regulate the bodys natural immune response, offering hope of a simple and effective treatment for auto-immune diseases.
Immunology May 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Emerging evidence indicates that internet pornography is strongly associated with risky sexual behavior among adolescents, according a review from UNSW's Kirby Institute.
Health May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Reduced mobility among patients with secondary‐progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS) is associated with a decline in quality of life, according to new data presented today at the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Australian researchers are calling for the open sharing of clinical trial data in the medical research community, saying it would be instrumental in eliminating bottlenecks and duplication, and lead to faster and more trustworthy ...
Other May 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Despite widespread belief to the contrary, as few as 6 percent of women experience cancer-related persistent fatigue a year after undergoing treatment for breast cancer, a new study has found.
Cancer Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Applying mild electrical currents to the brain has been shown to be an effective treatment for depression. But could the treatment also benefit people with bipolar disorder?
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Obese people who lose weight will encounter far less social stigma and may even be seen as fitter than if they had been lean all along, but they may still face prejudice relating to how ...
Health Mar 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Fears that involuntary exposure to chemicals in food and consumer products causes cancer are not supported by evidence, and anxiety about their dangers is diverting attention from proven methods of cancer ...
Cancer Feb 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
No one can claim to be unaware of the risks of obesity in this day and age. Almost every day there are discussions in the media about the risks of carrying excess fat. But research shows the link between obesity and ill-health ...
Health Feb 20, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 2
(Medical Xpress) -- A protein that directs traffic within human cells has been identified as playing a key role in the accumulation of so-called bad cholesterol, according to a new study.
Medical research Feb 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Exercise is the key to overcoming the adverse metabolic effects passed on to offspring by their overweight mothers, with research showing for the first time these effects can be almost completely reversed ...
Health Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A health supplement used by bodybuilders could be the key to treating a life-threatening muscular dystrophy affecting hundreds of Australian children, new research shows.
Medical research Nov 22, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Australian researchers will for the first time harness e-technology to develop a customised internet program to identify and arm healthy young people most at risk of depression before the disorder takes hold.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Australian scientists have played a key role in the identification of a new biochemical mechanism that allows brain tumours to survive and grow, offering hope of new drug treatments for some of the most aggressive ...
Cancer Oct 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Doctors are underutilising crucial medication to prevent deadly strokes in those with a common type of heart condition, new research says, leading to fresh calls for a review of current treatment strategies and more research ...
Cardiology Sep 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0