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Researchers discover inflammatory 'dimmer switch'

Monash University researchers have uncovered how a group of proteins perform like a 'dimmer switch', causing inflammation ranging from acute to chronic. The...

Life Scientist 26 May, 2017

Australia, Japan team up for advanced cancer treatment

ANSTO, the Centre for Medical Radiation Physics at the University of Wollongong and the National Institute of Radiological Sciences (NIRS), Japan, have partnered to deliver...

Life Scientist 25 May, 2017

Whole genome sequencing to diagnose kidney disease

Dr Amali Mallawaarachchi has been awarded a grant by PKD Foundation Australia to support the development of an improved genomic diagnostic tool for individuals with kidney...

Life Scientist 24 May, 2017

Preventing excessive platelet production in diabetics

Researchers have uncovered a novel mechanism behind excessive platelet production present in people with diabetes, placing them at increased risk of cardiovascular...

Life Scientist 23 May, 2017

Blocking the stress hormone: Phase II Alzheimer's trial underway

Actinogen Medical has recruited and treated the first patient as part of its Phase II clinical trial of Xanamem, the biotech company's cortisol-blocking drug.

Life Scientist 23 May, 2017

Biotechnology
Light-activated drugs for pain treatment

Light-activated drugs for pain treatment

European scientists have designed what is claimed to be the first light-activated drug for the treatment of pain, making a major step for the...

Article 24 April, 2017
Health & Medical
Researchers discover inflammatory 'dimmer switch'

Researchers discover inflammatory 'dimmer switch'

Monash University researchers have uncovered how a group of proteins perform like a 'dimmer switch', causing inflammation ranging from...

Article 26 May, 2017
Life Sciences
Primitive hominids lived alongside humans, researchers say

Primitive hominids lived alongside humans, researchers say

An international research team has found that primitive hominids lived in Africa at around the same time as early humans — a discovery that...

Article 11 May, 2017
Molecular Biology
The battle for CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technology: what patent applicants need to know

The battle for CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technology: what patent applicants need to know

This article provides a brief overview of the CRISPR gene-editing technique and analyses the patent strategies employed by the two lead groups...

Article 20 February, 2017
Lab Technology
Award-winning digital innovations for the health sector

Award-winning digital innovations for the health sector

The winning entries in the 2015 national iAwards have brought a range of benefits to a variety of sectors — with the health sector being no...

Article 09 September, 2015
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