News file for: University of Adelaide
Even with stringent fertility restrictions or a catastrophic event, the world population is expected to increase by five to ten billion more people by 2100.
A newly developed diagnostic test is able to differentiate which birds have been vaccinated for bird flu and which are currently infected.
Just one thirty minute exercise session is sufficient to trigger brain changes that boost memory, research shows.
Exercise during pregnancy not only prevents excessive weight gain in mothers, but leads to improved health outcomes for babies.
Research shows that half of all blindness in Asian children is avoidable, associated with vaccine preventable causes such as measles.
Whether or not a Streptococcus pneumoniae infection is harmful or benign seems to depend on a random, six-phase switch.
US and UK universities still dominate the top 10 of the Times Higher Education rankings, but Asian institutions continue to make significant gains.
The immune system, in particular a receptor called TLR4, could form the link between stress and depression.
Selectively blocking neuropeptides such as substance P could improve patient outcomes following a stroke.
A study shows that pain experienced by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients is linked to the defective production of opioid chemicals by immune cells.