In a study examining the relationship between physical activity and physical function, researchers from Australia discovered that older adults who experienced any level of psychological distress were more than four times ...
Health Apr 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new strain of whooping cough that appears to be resistant to vaccination could take Australias four-year epidemic into a dangerous new phase, researchers have warned.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Murdoch University researchers have helped to identify a new human infection in Australia after the disease contributed to the death of a Canberra man.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 19, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
A major study led by the University of Adelaide has found that women who have had one prior cesarean can lower the risk of death and serious complications for their next baby - and themselves - by electing to have another ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 13, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Investigators from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) and 12 other centers in the United States and Australia have found that a new drug for patients with metastatic melanoma nearly doubled median overall survival.
Cancer Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- In spite of recent media reports suggesting that exercise may not be useful in obesity management, overweight and obese people should not be discouraged from taking it up, according to ...
Health Feb 21, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 2
Australian researchers need to investigate the specific physical activity levels required by preschoolers to encourage better exercise habits later in life, academics argue.
Health Feb 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A recent study has revealed a dramatic increase in the number of calls to a poisons hotline relating to caffeine toxicity from energy drink consumption.
Health Jan 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Nearly one third of Australian adults are suffering vitamin D deficiency according to a study involving more than 11,000 adults from around the country.
Health Jan 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2
A University of Queensland research team have evaluated the effectiveness of the 'alcopops' tax by studying binge drinking-related admissions at the Gold Coast Hospital.
Health Dec 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 3
(Medical Xpress) -- University of Sydney researchers have debunked the widespread belief that technological devices such as computers and mobile phones are increasingly eating into our sleep.
Health Dec 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
A University of Adelaide scientist says much more could be done to predict the likelihood and spread of serious disease - such as tuberculosis (TB) or foot-and-mouth disease - in Australian wildlife and commercial ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Evidence is mounting of an aggressive campaign by private providers to push hearing aids onto people who are not psychologically ready for them, according to an Australian National University ...
Health Oct 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Australia and now, in a major boost for drug development, scientists will be able to mimic its effects in a petri dish after identifying a new, reliable way of ...
Medical research Oct 25, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 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