The Lancet–Lowitja Institute Global Collaboration included data on 28 Indigenous populations covering half the world’s 300 million Indigenous people.
Bacterial biofilms are a major problem in medicine: tough, toxic and nearly indestructible. But Cyrille Boyer thinks he’s found a way to beat them.
Tech company Opturion has partnered with the Alertness CRC to safeguard patients against doctors with fatigue.
Working at the intersection of biophysics and technology, UNSW researchers are weaving artificial tissues in the hope they can get the body to repair itself.
Professor Ravi Naidu is confronting a problem that killed eight times more people in one year than diabetes.
Researchers have used a supercomputer to show how proteins in the brain control electrical signals, in a breakthrough that could lead to safer anaesthetics.
Smaller than a postage stamp and covered in vaccine-coated microscopic projections, the Nanopatch promises to save millions of lives.
While smokers look to e-cigarettes as a healthier alternative, study shows mothers who vape during pregnancy put babies at asthma risk.
Beyondblue is preparing for phase three of a plan to help emergency services personnel tackle life-threatening mental health issues.
A lunchbox jelly snack made from seaweed and lobster shell is being designed to help children boost their calcium levels.
For patients with persistent wounds, years and sometime even decades of suffering could soon be over.
Near the height of the Zika virus outbreak, Associate Professor Joanne Macdonald started developing portable diagnostic technologies to save lives.
A smart needle with an embedded camera is helping doctors perform safer brain surgery.
Researchers have found adding the vitamin thiamine to fish sauce is the best way to protect Cambodian infants against beriberi disease.
University discovery ‘BioClay’ helps plants protect themselves from pests without the environmental and human health impacts associated with pesticides.
The NDIA and Autism CRC are creating a national guideline for autism diagnosis to address delayed diagnoses and other issues rife across state health systems.
Knowledge gained from the most venomous creatures on earth is being used to reduce deaths from snakebite in Myanmar.
Dr Melina Georgousakis tells the story behind founding Franklin Women, Australia’s only network for women working in health research.
A new fibre optic probe developed by researchers at the University of Adelaide can detect breast cancer tissue during surgery.
A new vaccine that could prevent river blindness has received a grant from the US Government to begin trials on cattle in the coming weeks.
The CRC for Spatial Information has compiled the best blockchain ideas from PhD students taking part in their 2016 “Solvathon”.
Researchers from Monash University have won the prestigious GSK Award for Research Excellence for developing “dimmer switch” medicines.
Paul Nicolarakis, CEO of the CRC spin-off Lorica Health, explains their business model in a five minute pitch made at the 2016 Tech23 event.
The ARC Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology has collaborated with University of Melbourne researchers to transform biomolecular imaging.