5 Apr

Mackenzie’s Mission: improving access to genetic screening for prospective parents

"This plan will be a legacy for generations." Those were the words from Paediatric neurologist Dr
1 Mar

Pathology and nuns’ brains; improving outcomes for Alzheimer’s patients

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics dementia is now the leading cause of death for Aust
1 Mar

Why pathology is a key weapon for families fighting ovarian cancer

February marked Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. It’s estimated that 1,613 Australian women will be
12 Feb

New research is putting the ‘pee’ in peanut allergy testing

It is now widely known in Australia that food allergies are relatively common and much has been done
1 Feb

Poor awareness of bowel cancer screening a worrying risk to Australian adults

The latest research on bowel cancer awareness in Australia has been published in Public Health Resea
28 Jan

The surprising link between gut bacteria and cancer treatment

Personalised medicine, the use of targeted drugs and treatments based on an understanding of a perso
24 Nov

Genetics promise personalised treatment to prevent glaucoma blindness

The Department of Health has invested $9.46 million in genetics research aimed at preventing glaucom
26 Oct

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 more readily able to und
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