News: medicine

Link between rising use of antidepressants and youth suicide

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New research from the University of Adelaide and Curtin University and has shown rates of antidepressant use and suicide by young Australians have risen sharply since 2009, raising concerns about the safety of current treatment practices, and the veracity of advice from Australian suicide prevention experts.

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Could a machine be better than your doctor?

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A machine learning-led revolution is underway. It is changing the way we communicate, work, shop and drive. Machine learning is also revolutionising medicine, altering forever the way we understand, build evidence on, and are able to respond to, health problems.

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Major breakthrough for leukaemia treatment

An international clinical trial involving Adelaide researchers has demonstrated the safety and efficacy of a next-generation treatment for people with chronic myeloid leukaemia.

An international clinical trial involving Adelaide researchers has demonstrated the safety and efficacy of a next-generation treatment for people with chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML).

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$11 million to improve the health of all Australians

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Improving human health is the aim of $11.6 million in new research awarded to the University of Adelaide today, including a major project to investigate tackling two serious infections with one vaccine.

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