Archive: The Common Good

Great Wall Challenge

The Common Good

Great Wall Challenge

Trek the Great Wall of China and join The Common Good on our journey to solve humanity's biggest health problems.

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How a piece of plastic has improved ICU care

Hospital Care

How a piece of plastic has improved ICU care

Anna-Liisa Sutt's research shows that a speaking valve improves the mental health and lung function of ICU tracheostomy patients.

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The missing link in the cause of arthritis: cholesterol

The Common Good

The missing link in the cause of arthritis: cholesterol

In a world-first study, a research team at The Prince Charles Hospital have discovered a link between high cholesterol levels and joint damage.

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Understanding cobalt reactions in joint replacements

The Common Good

Understanding cobalt reactions in joint replacements

Understanding what causes an adverse reaction to cobalt-alloy metal prostheses in hip replacement patients.

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Finding a treatment target for osteoarthritis

The Common Good

Finding a treatment target for osteoarthritis

Professor Xiao hopes to use special cell and molecular biology techniques to advance our knowledge of the factors that drive the progression of osteoarthritis.

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Helping Indigenous Australians breathe easier

Lung Disease

Helping Indigenous Australians breathe easier

Indigenous children 0-4 years old are a staggering 15% more likely to die as an infant from respiratory disease than non-indigenous Australians.

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A breath of fresh air for sick kids

Lung Disease

A breath of fresh air for sick kids

Dr Michelle Davison hopes that a better understanding of HFNC treatment could get sick kids out of hospital sooner.

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From fuel pumps to heart pumps

Heart Disease

From fuel pumps to heart pumps

Ex-Racing Engineer Clayton Semenzin uses the technology from the pit lane to save lives.

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Monitoring heart failure through a mobile app

Heart Disease

Monitoring heart failure through a mobile app

The project aims to help the 30,000 Queenslanders who are hospitalised annually due to coronary heart disease, with a mobile app.

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