26 Oct

Free BRCA gene test brings hope for patients at high risk of breast and ovarian cancer

Australians with a family history of breast and ovarian cancer will soon be able to undergo free gen
26 Oct

Origin unknown – how pathology is helping to fight mysterious cancers

Pathology testing is crucial for the diagnosis of cancer, as well as providing guidance for the best
10 Oct

New study supports the case for CA-125 biomarker test in ovarian cancer diagnosis

Research into improving outcomes for ovarian cancer patients is ongoing but a new study out of the
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
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