A study has shown children from socially disadvantaged backgrounds are at greater risk because they lack immunisation.
Researchers 3D print artificial brain tissue to investigate the effect of drugs and explore brain disorders.
A novel type of expandable bone fastener created by 3D-printing can make spinal surgery safer for the patient and easier for the surgeon.
A test hopes to identify chemotherapy drugs causing unwanted side effects for sarcoma cancer patients.
Researchers have developed a new UV blocking material that can be used to make sunscreen, bandages and contact lenses.
Revo and Bono join forces with the Brien Holden Vision Institute to fight vision impairment and unnecessary blindness.
Start ups and electronic powerhouses such as Samsung and Apple are investing in tech that can control your noise environment.
The purchase of Spinifex pharmaceuticals represents one of the largest biotech deals in Australian history.
Young people are up to 10 times more likely to disclose mental health concerns using a new app.
The key to preventing illness from interfering with training and performance for athletes.
A newly developed device will ensure paramedic staff are prepared when they need to perform risky rare procedures.
The future of health will focus on the individual, and benefit from more integration between the patient, clinician and researcher.
Australia’s first cell therapy manufacturing centre is bridging the gap between cell research in the lab and its availability in the market.
Researchers at the University of South Australia will take body measurements of Navy personnel using 3D scanning technology.
Reducing healthcare fraud is one long-term goal of a new research initiative by Australia’s Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre (CMCRC).
Trials of remote dental exams have shown that virtual dental consultations could improve oral health in remote communities.
Australian and Chinese scientists join forces on new Alzheimer’s drug based on stroke treatment.
CRC Researcher Daniel Johnson is part of a team investigating the positive effects for gaming on wellbeing, writes Neha Karl.
More than 500 million tweets go out daily, forming just part of the massive data stream from social media that mental health researchers are tapping into, Fran Molloy reports.
It’s long been accepted that vision declines with age, but an Australian invention could soon change this, writes Clare Pain.
Research by the Wound Management Innovation CRC may lead to a reduction of crippling foot injuries for people living with diabetes.
Cancer researchers in Australia are using a revolutionary ‘personalised medicine’ approach to identify effective individualised treatment options for children.
The 3% of Australians living in remote regions face significant health and social challenges. Two CRCs are finding solutions, writes Fran Molloy.
Job stats are low but hopes are high for Australia’s beleaguered manufacturing sector to transition into a high-tech, world-class, niche market operator. Myles Gough reports.