Levels of the yeast Debaryomyces hansenii — commonly found in cheese and processed meat — are higher in Crohn's disease patients, researchers have found.
The AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine will no longer be the preferred choice for Australians under the age of 50, due to rare but serious blood clotting side effects.
Eating just one cup of leafy green vegetables every day could boost muscle function, according to a new study led by Edith Cowan University researchers.
The vaccine is not linked with an increase in the overall risk of blood clots, but may be associated with very rare cases of blood clots associated with thrombocytopenia.
Normal, non-cancerous liver tissue can act like tumour tissue when exposed to a diet high in fat, linking diet and obesity to the development of liver cancer.
Veterinarians have identified a new strain of the deadly Hendra virus as the cause of a previously unexplained horse death in September 2015.
The chemical sesaminol, naturally occurring in sesame seeds, protects against Parkinson's disease by preventing neuronal damage that decreases the production of dopamine.
A subtype of asthma in adults may cause higher susceptibility to influenza and could result in dangerous flu mutations, according to an international study.
Researchers point to recent mutations against an antimalarial drug and how the mosquito's natural blood feeding behaviour shortens the parasite's incubation time.
An international team of researchers has discovered that important changes in the thymus occur in order to prevent miscarriages and gestational diabetes.
The health benefits of the humble egg might not be all they're cracked up to be, as a longitudinal study has shown that excess egg consumption increased the risk of diabetes in Chinese adults.
Australian researchers have shown for the first time a link between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, an often fatal lung condition, and the gut microbiome.
Eating a Mediterranean diet may provide a relatively easy way to help lessen the physiological effects of stress and promote healthy ageing, according to a new study.
A new high-tech vaccine manufacturing facility will soon be developed in Melbourne to help secure Australia's long-term supply of critical health products.
Long-term exposure to air pollution has been linked to an increased risk of dying from COVID-19, according to an international study.