News: health & medical sciences

Taskforce tackles uncontrolled blood pressure

Nigel Stocks

A leading academic general practitioner from the University of Adelaide with a strong interest and track record in cardiovascular health has been included on a new National Hypertension Taskforce that wants to double blood pressure (BP) control rates in Australia by 2030.

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Children’s oral health under the microscope

National Child Oral Health Study

Researchers from the University of Adelaide will conduct a wide-ranging nationwide study on the extent and causes of tooth decay in Australian children and the mental health, education and financial impacts that it has.

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Innovative ideas for vital medical issues

Goodman cres

The University of Adelaide has received more than $7.5 million in funding to support seven innovative research projects that aim to address major health issues such as bowel and breast cancer, septic shock and malaria.

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Vital medical research supported

Channel 7 Children’s Research Foundation

Seven University of Adelaide research projects have together received more than $560,000 in funding from the Channel 7 Children’s Research Foundation for research commencing in 2023.

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Project investigates new approach to combat prostate cancer

Dr Zeyad Nassar

A research team led by the University of Adelaide will investigate how prostate cancer cells survive and reappear after drug treatment.

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$2.25m grant enables death literacy research

Palliative care

A ground-breaking five-year study led by the University of Adelaide, enabled by a $2.25 million grant from The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF), will seek to promote death literacy as part of a broader project to improve access to end-of-life services for vulnerable communities across South Australia.

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Machine learning predicts negative anaesthesia outcomes

Anaesthesia study

Researchers from the University of Adelaide and the North Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) are conducting a pilot study to determine if machine learning can predict when patients will have adverse reactions to anaesthesia.

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Funding supports vital medical research

Campus

The University of Adelaide has been awarded almost $11 million in funding from the Federal Government’s Medical Research Future Fund.

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Health simulation partnership with Philippines

Adelaide Health Simulation study

The University of Adelaide has locked in a partnership with the University of the Philippines Manila (UPM) to share learnings from the University’s world-class health simulation facility, Adelaide Health Simulation.

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Nation-leading dental trailblazer humbled by royal invitation

Dr Trudy Lin

University of Adelaide titleholder and alum Dr Trudy Lin says she is incredibly humbled and honoured to be invited to pay her respects to Queen Elizabeth II.

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