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Treating disease from a new angle

Many different diseases have been linked to stiffness in our cells, but researchers have needed more advanced tools to examine stiffness at a microscopic level. Now, biomedical engineers at the…

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Game-changing study shows ‘hands off’ approach’ best to treat a collapsed lung

It’s the basic rule of medicine all doctors follow – ‘first do no harm’. New research from a collaboration between Australian and New Zealand researchers backs that premise, showing that…

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One in twenty five couples found to be at high risk of having a baby with a recessive genetic condition

WA’s first pre-pregnancy study finishing screening for more than 200 couples The first major pre-pregnancy screening study in WA found around 4% of couples were at risk of having a…

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