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Aphria ships cannabis oil to Australia for pain management trial

Canadian medical marijuana producer Aphria has completed its first shipment of cannabis oil to Australian medical life science company Medlab Clinical Limited.

Life Scientist 24 October, 2017

72 new genetic markers for breast cancer identified in global study

Researchers from 300 different institutions have collaborated on the world's biggest ever genetic study of breast cancer — and discovered 72 new genetic markers...

Life Scientist 24 October, 2017

76 new types of antibiotic resistance genes found

Researchers have found 76 new types of antibiotic resistance genes by analysing large volumes of DNA data.

Life Scientist 18 October, 2017

$16 million funding for Israeli-Australian biotech company

Azura Ophthalmics has received US$16 million in Series B funding to develop treatments for meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD).

Life Scientist 16 October, 2017

Genetic data could hold the key to African swine fever vaccine

Australian and US researchers have uncovered genetic data in pigs that may contain the key to developing a vaccine for African swine fever (ASF).

Life Scientist 13 October, 2017

Biotechnology
Printed medication: the future of pharmaceuticals

Printed medication: the future of pharmaceuticals

US scientists have developed technology that can print pure, ultraprecise doses of drugs onto a wide variety of surfaces, in a breakthrough that...

Article 03 October, 2017
Health & Medical
So long, Pap smears — HPV screening found to be better at cancer detection

So long, Pap smears — HPV screening found to be better at cancer detection

Researchers have compared the effectiveness of human papillomavirus (HPV) testing to the common but somewhat unpopular practice of Pap tests, in...

Article 21 September, 2017
Life Sciences
Newly emerged superbug discovered in China

Newly emerged superbug discovered in China

Asian researchers have discovered a newly emerged superbug, hyper-resistant and hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae, which may cause...

Article 07 September, 2017
Molecular Biology
'Druggable' targets discovered in cancer cells

'Druggable' targets discovered in cancer cells

US scientists have developed a promising new strategy for identifying previously unrecognised 'druggable' protein targets in cancers that...

Article 06 October, 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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