A newly released study finds that people living in the Oceania region, including Australia, have the highest risk in the world of having and dying from rheumatic heart disease.
A treatment for deadly peanut allergy has been found to show long-lasting effects, providing what is claimed to be the strongest evidence yet that a cure may be possible for peanut allergy.
Newly developed methods to produce and analyse genetic mosaics are expected to allow researchers to induce multispectral genetic mosaics in vertebrate models such as mice and zebrafish.
Scientists have identified a first-in-class molecule that shuts down estrogen-sensitive breast cancer.
An international research team is studying various types of lizard venom as possible treatments for blood-clotting diseases.
Two new studies have revealed that the gut bacteria composition affects nutritional choices as well as reproduction, using common fruit flies as a model system.
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research has made a landmark deal worth up to US$325 million ($408 million) from the partial sale of royalty rights for anticancer treatment venetoclax.
Within the first hour after experiencing a traumatic injury, a person's immune system undergoes a series of complex, dynamic changes, reveals a new study.
In an effort to ease the shortage of livers, US researchers have developed a new way to engineer liver tissue by organising tiny subunits that contain three types of cells embedded into a biodegradable tissue scaffold.
Australian and American researchers have discovered a super cell that may have the potential to help contain the Ebola virus.
In the gut of patients with heart failure, important groups of bacteria are found less frequently and the gut flora is not as diverse as in healthy individuals.
It has long been debated if epigenetic modifications accumulated throughout the entire life can cross the border of generations and be inherited by children or even grandchildren.
Each year around 78 million people are infected with gonorrhoea, a common sexually transmitted infection.
A personal cancer treatment vaccine that targets distinctive 'neoantigens' on tumour cells has been shown to stimulate a potent, safe and highly specific immune anti-tumour response in melanoma patients, reported scientists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.
LeafCann Group, a Melbourne-based medical cannabis producer, has formed a joint venture with Canadian developer of medical cannabis delivery systems and devices Resolve Digital Health.