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Aug 20, 2014 Identifying a mechanism for forming blood stem cells
Scientists from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research and Monash University have uncovered a mechanism essential for
Aug 20, 2014 Scientists hail stem cell breakthrough
Australian researchers have taken a major step towards the “holy grail” of creating blood stem cells in the laboratory.
Aug 19, 2014 Donations to medical research by philanthropists at risk due to Future Fund, survey suggests
The $400 million donated to the health and medical research sector every year could be at risk if the Federal Government's Medical Research Future Fund goes ahead, a survey suggests.
Aug 19, 2014 Poll: $7 GP fee to hit public donations to medical research
PUBLIC donations to medical research are in danger of drying up as a result of the government’s new Medical Research Future Fund, a
Aug 17, 2014 Brain health and fitness
Feeding your brain and keeping it fit is becoming increasingly important as the population ages.
Aug 15, 2014 15 women tell us their favourite position
Your favourite position might be team leader, manager or CEO but are your lady parts standing in the way of you reaching it?
Aug 14, 2014 Zebra fish the key to Australian stem cell research breakthrough
Australian scientists have achieved a breakthrough in blood stem cell research that could revolutionise the way cancers and other blood and immune system disorders are treated.
Aug 14, 2014 Cracking the code for generating stem cells
Part of the mystery of stem cell generation has been unravelled in a study that has found hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) need buddy
Aug 14, 2014 Holy grail of making stem cells in laboratory a step closer after discovery using zebra fish at Monash University
A DISCOVERY by Australian scientists has ignited hope that they may soon be able to make special self-renewing stem cells in the lab
Aug 14, 2014 Holy grail of making stem cells in laboratory a step closer after discovery using zebra fish at Monash University
A DISCOVERY by Australian scientists has ignited hope that they may soon be able to make special self-renewing stem cells in the lab
Aug 13, 2014 How to lose weight in your sleep
If you avoid cooler temperatures, you might not be doing your metabolism any favours.
Aug 13, 2014 Sisters Of Charity Conclude 175th Anniversary Celebrations With Mass Of Thanksgiving
St Vincent's Hospital Sydney was founded by the Sisters of Charity in 1857 Sisters of Charity from across NSW and Victoria will gather
Aug 13, 2014 How to lose weight while you sleep
If you avoid cooler temperatures, you might not be doing your metabolism any favours. We're all creatures of comfort and cranking up the heat on those winter nights is just what we do.
Aug 12, 2014 New gene discovery could explain some childhood cancers
US scientists believe they've discovered a gene involved in a number of childhood cancers, which could one day be targeted for treatment.
Aug 12, 2014 New gene discovery could hold key to some childhood cancers
US scientists believe they've discovered a gene involved in a number of childhood cancers, which could one day be targeted for treatment.
Aug 08, 2014 Global Collaboration Creates First Publicly Available Illumina HiSeq X Ten DNA Sequence Dataset
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Aug 07, 2014 CEO Carole Renouf
Carole Renouf is the CEO of the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Aug 04, 2014 QFAB, Garvan team for genome sequence analysis
Brisbane’s QFAB Bioinformatics and Sydney’s Garvan Institute of Medical Research have formed a partnership covering whole human
Aug 01, 2014 Osteoarthritis puts women at fracture risk
Women with osteoarthritis (OA) have an increased risk of fragility fracture, even if their bone mineral density (BMD) is normal and
Jul 29, 2014 Obesity gene link gathers strength
Genes – an increasingly compelling reason to be non-judgemental about lifestyle diseases?