24 Aug

Medical breakthrough or ethical minefield: Should CRISPR be used on human embryos?

  CRISPR is a gene editing technology with enormous potential to cure disease CRISP
24 Aug

Olaparib to be tested on Australian breast cancer patients for the first time

  The OlympiA Study will investigate whether olaparib, a drug treatment for ovarian cancer
30 Jun

Magnificent mutations: when genetic variations are good news

Genetics is an area that hits the headlines often, with many health conditions caused or influenced
7 Jun

CRISPR tech leads to new screening tool for Parkinson’s disease

Pictured: UCF scientists. Credit: UCF, College of Medicine We’ve spoken a lot about the potenti
25 May

Could genetics be the key to treating anorexia?

Eating disorders are thought to affect nearly 1m Australians1, with anorexia nervosa, bulimia and bi
18 May

Novel device could reduce false positives and over treatment

New research from the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) has shown that a device called t
23 Apr

Drones being used to transport lab samples in world-first

The use of drones to transport medical samples is not a new phenomenon. In 2015 CSIRO focused their
20 Apr

Australian researchers discover link between blood type and infection risk

*Photo by Todd Hardingham Australian infectious disease researchers at the Illawarra Health and
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