News file for: Queensland Institute of Medical Research
Researchers in China and Australia have reported huge success with a cartoon DVD promoting hygiene across rural China.
A large international study has identified more than 80 genetic markers for cancer risk, but researchers suggest that this is just the tip of the iceberg.
An international team of scientists have completed the largest study into the genetic causes of poor eyesight.
Researchers in Australia have begun human trials of a vaccine for Streptococcus A, the bacterium that causes rheumatic fever.
Researchers in Australia have developed a way to use HIV to beat HIV in the laboratory.
Scientists in Singapore have identified genes for central corneal thickness that may cause potentially blinding eye conditions such as glaucoma.
Young people with a known risk of bipolar disorder show reduced reaction to facial emotions, according to a new study.
Scientists at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research have identified a new treatment that may be useful in blocking malarial transmission.
Researchers have found that patients carrying genetic mutations that characterize Lynch syndrome face an increased risk of developing breast and pancreatic cancer.
A New South Wales government decision to ban solariums has been welcomed by University of Sydney researchers whose study contributed to the move.