News: Health and biotech
Each year in Australia, it is estimated 2,400 babies are affected with congenital heart disease. People with complex and severe congenital heart disease require specialist treatment throughout their life.
Research is identifying the regions where working adults are more likely to burnout during the COVID-19 crisis: The key is the distance to the epicentre – but not how you might imagine.
Let’s ‘declare war on type 2 diabetes’ – Australian of the year James Muecke on why we need to cut back on sugar
Humans are physiologically hardwired to love and seek out sweet things. It’s an ancient survival mechanism that evolved to prepare our bodies for periods of fasting when food supplies were scarce.
Our research is informing new approaches to preventative health strategies, delivery of health services and management of common health conditions in men.
An Adelaide-based company, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Adelaide, is hoping to revolutionise neurosurgery techniques, following their ‘world-first operation’ in November.
Smoke haze from Australia’s catastrophic bushfires is continuing to affect many parts of the country.
AI and medical machine learning are constantly evolving, however don’t expect these technologies to replace doctors.
New tests to pinpoint when treatment is required.