A new device offers a way to seal tears and holes in blood vessels, using an electrically activated glue patch applied via a minimally invasive balloon catheter.
If confirmed in humans, the new heart valves could prevent the need for repeated valve replacement surgeries in thousands of children each year.
The Victorian Government will provide $50m to establish mRNA vaccine and therapeutic manufacturing in Melbourne — the first such capability in the Southern Hemisphere.
Cholesterol-lowering drugs could help delay the spread of the deadly Tasmanian devil facial tumour disease and may help protect the endangered Australian marsupials from extinction.
Although breast cancer can now be treated with drugs, many of these drugs mysteriously stop working after some time, causing a relapse. Researchers have now found out why this happens.
An innovative hydrogel — called a double network (DN) gel — can rapidly reprogram differentiated cancer cells into cancer stem cells.
Australia has amazing scientists, respected worldwide, but do we have an ecosystem?
A new drug, designed to prime the immune system in the respiratory tract and currently in development for COVID-19, is also effective against rhinovirus.
Researchers have found that the anti-inflammatory drug anakinra substantially reduces the nerve symptoms for which vincristine chemotherapy is known.
Novavax has announced final efficacy of 96.4% against mild, moderate and severe disease caused by the original COVID-19 strain.
The licence places CSIRO at the forefront of research into the development of new cannabis medicines, which should help people with a variety of conditions.
Hong Kong researchers have developed a novel drug for cancers associated with Epstein–Barr virus (EBV).
The first doses of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine have arrived in Sydney, and new data suggests that Pfizer's vaccine can reduce asymptomatic infections.
Scientists have created a second-generation lung-on-chip model with life-size dimension alveoli in a stretchable membrane, made of purely biological material.
A new nanoparticle-based drug can boost the body's innate immune system and make it more effective at fighting off tumours, according to researchers.