University of Queensland

Whooping cough boosters lack punch

Whooping cough vaccine protects infants and young children but booster doses wear off quickly, according to University of Queensland researchers.

Apr 08, 2014
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'Make–or–break' protein holds key to cancer spread

(Medical Xpress)—University of Queensland researchers have discovered a protein in cells that could block the escape route of potentially cancerous cells and stop them spreading to other parts of the body.

Jan 15, 2014
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Seeing really is believing

(Medical Xpress) -- Want to know why sports fans get so worked up when they think the referee has wrongly called their team's pass forward, their player offside, or their serve as a fault?

Feb 01, 2012
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Team grows kidney from stem cells

(Medical Xpress)—University of Queensland researchers have made a major leap forward in treating renal disease, today announcing they have grown a kidney using stem cells.

Dec 16, 2013
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