Latest medical research News

Surgery won’t fix my chronic back pain, so what will?
ACU Opens New $5m Human Metabolic Chamber
Teen Study To Track Loneliness In Digital Age
Funding Boost Supports Future Cancer Experts
Does the time of day you move your body make a difference to your health?
Evidence doesn’t support spinal cord stimulators for chronic back pain – and they could cause harm
Sydney Leads New Trial Of Youth Vaping Schools Program
What is biophilic design? 3 ways ‘green’ buildings work better for neurodivergent people
Drugs like Ozempic won’t ‘cure’ obesity but they might make us more fat-phobic
Study on twins provides new insights into immune defence in the womb
$2 Million For Sick And Premature Babies
St Vincent’s Heart and Lung Transplantation Program 40th anniversary dinner
Esports, pickleball and obstacle course racing are surging in popularity – what are their health benefits and challenges?
NSW Government $5m for critical research and patient support to address Silicosis crisis
Ozempic isn’t approved for weight loss in Australia. So how are people accessing it?
Racism, harassment and discrimination takes a terrible toll on ethnic minority NHS staff
Popular holistic health approach delivers limited benefits
The National Autism Strategy is urgently needed. Does the government’s new draft do enough to help those in crisis?
Days are getting shorter and colder. 6 tips for sticking to your fitness goals
Strengthening surveillance and response for vector-borne diseases
Funding Wins To Further Cancer Treatment Research
$4m Study To Transform Falls Prevention
Florey researchers unlock how to use mRNA to target Alzheimer’s disease
NSW may end its COVID vaccine mandate for health workers. That doesn’t mean it was a bad idea in the first place
Medicine and health researchers honoured with NHMRC Research Excellence Awards
Monash University pharmaceutical scientists honoured in NHMRC Research Excellence Awards
The first pig kidney has been transplanted into a living person. But we’re still a long way from solving organ shortages
Liquid crystal nanoparticles supercharge antibiotics for cystic fibrosis
CSIRO report highlights ‘extraordinary era’ of AI in healthcare
$5 million towards Australian research to improve climate-related health outcomes
Supporting Our Community’s Health In Tomorrow’s Climate
Gene discovery offers new hope for Aussies living with chronic skin disease
New research investigates the genetics of circulating vitamin A
Epilepsy researchers call for more holistic management of the condition after study reveals gaps
ABC Chair Kim Williams AO announces renewed ABC TOP 5 partnerships with three leading universities and Creative Australia
Sonia Hancock thanked for pivotal role at Mater Research
ARC reform will strengthen Australia’s research capability
Expanding Newborn Screening For Victorian Babies
Gut microbiome and gene editing projects share in $3 million research funding
Feeding young kids on a budget? Parents say the mental load is crushing
Planet cannibalism is common, says cosmic ‘twin study’
Medical Research Future Fund – Upcoming webinar for research administration officers
Explore Medical Research Future Fund funding rates and upcoming grant opportunities
AI Technology Helps Identify Cerebral Palsy In Babies
Half of Australians in aged care have depression. Psychological therapy could help
Food For Thought: Diet’s Surprising Role In Asthma
Mediterranean diet could help people with irritable bowel symptoms
Microsoft announces collaboration with NVIDIA to accelerate healthcare and life sciences innovation with advanced cloud, AI and accelerated computing capabilities