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Australian-developed rotavirus vaccine protects Indonesian newborns

The rotavirus vaccine is said to provide earlier protection from dehydrating diarrhoea for infants and young children.

Life Scientist 22 February, 2018

Next-gen antibody shows promise as lung fibrosis treatment

A locally developed molecule called an 'i-body' serves as a powerful inhibitor of fibroblast migration in human lungs, providing promising evidence for a new...

Life Scientist 20 February, 2018

Obesity-focused start-up attracts $7m MRCF investment

The MRCF has announced a $7 mllion investment in Cincera Therapeutics, a biotech company seeking to develop therapies targeting conditions relating to an unhealthy diet.

Life Scientist 19 February, 2018

Mice successfully immunised against multiple cancers

Injecting mice with iPSCs launched a strong immune response against breast, lung and skin cancers, as well as preventing relapse in animals that had tumours removed.

Life Scientist 16 February, 2018

Fluid intelligence supported by MD brain regions

New research suggests that the ability to think flexibly and to solve novel problems is supported by 'multiple-demand' (MD) brain regions.

Life Scientist 15 February, 2018

Biotechnology
New drug could halt MS in its tracks

New drug could halt MS in its tracks

Monash University researchers are about to conduct a study into a drug that may thwart the progression of multiple sclerosis, following a $70,000...

Article 25 January, 2018
Health & Medical
Alzheimer's blood test predicts beta-amyloid in the brain

Alzheimer's blood test predicts beta-amyloid in the brain

Scientists have discovered plasma biomarkers that can predict beta-amyloid deposition in the brain — the earliest pathological signature of...

Article 01 February, 2018
Life Sciences
Australian-developed rotavirus vaccine protects Indonesian newborns

Australian-developed rotavirus vaccine protects Indonesian newborns

The rotavirus vaccine is said to provide earlier protection from dehydrating diarrhoea for infants and young children.

Article 22 February, 2018
Molecular Biology
Modified gene-editing technique reverses disease without cutting DNA

Modified gene-editing technique reverses disease without cutting DNA

Californian researchers have developed a modified CRISPR-Cas9 technique that alters the activity, rather than the underlying sequence, of...

Article 21 December, 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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