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Can coeliac disease be treated with a parasite?

The Common Good

Can coeliac disease be treated with a parasite?

Dr John Croese is leading an innovative and exclusive study into the hookworm and its ability to positively affect the immune system and reduce symptoms of coeliac disease to the…

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What is Dementia?

Ageing

What is Dementia?

Dr Eamonn Eeles is working with the CSIRO and Queensland Brain Institute to test a new brain imaging technique that he hopes will help doctors make a quick and definitive…

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Improving ECMO therapy with nitric oxide

Hospital Care

Improving ECMO therapy with nitric oxide

Professor John Fraser and his team are investigating the potential benefits of introducing nitric oxide therapies to Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (or ECMO) patients to reduce risks and improve the success…

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Improving physical activity in elderly patients before surgery

Hospital Care

Improving physical activity in elderly patients before surgery

A group of elderly cardiac surgical patients are taking part in a study that aims to improve their physical health before surgery and reduce post-operative outcomes, reduce intensive aftercare and…

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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

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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

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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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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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