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Cancer Research Institute News

16
Jul

Different approach needed to ‘buy time’ and tackle COVID-19

A prominent Australian pharmacologist has called for a new approach to treating COVID-19 as hopes fade of finding an effective vaccine or antiviral before the...

13
Jul

Whole body scans for trauma patients cut time spent in emergency departments

Ever sat in an ambulance or crowded emergency room with a loved one who has sustained serious injuries, waiting for a scan as precious life-saving minutes tick...

9
Jul

New research shows child abuse and neglect results in increased hospitalisations in childhood and beyond

In a new UniSA study published in the leading international journal, Child Abuse and Neglect, UniSA researchers have found that by their mid-teens, children...

8
Jul

Researchers pioneer early diagnostic tool for Parkinson’s disease

University of South Australia researchers are pioneering a new method to more accurately diagnose Parkinson’s disease, a neurodegenerative brain disorder which...

22
Jun

Breakthrough discovery to transform prostate cancer treatment

A novel formulation of the prostate cancer drug abiraterone acetate – currently marketed as Zytiga - will dramatically improve the quality of life for people...

9
Jun

Shining a light on how exercise reduces cataract risk

Chinese and Australian researchers have combined studies of more than 170,000 people and found conclusive evidence that regular physical exercise reduces the...

4
Jun

New contraceptive gel - from bench to US FDA approval

Research into the development of a new vaginal gel, initiated by UniSA Pharmaceutical Scientist, Professor Sanjay Garg, has now been approved by the US FDA as...

25
May

Masonic Charities funding boosts SA’s online mental health lifeline for all Australians

In one of the most challenging years this century, Australians have confronted spiralling drought, catastrophic bushfires and the personal and economic fallout...

13
May

Excess coffee consumption a culprit for poor health

Cappuccino, latte or short black, coffee is one of the most commonly consumed drinks in the world. But whether it’s good or bad for your health can be...