The University of Queensland is playing a part in a clinical trial of the only known effective treatment for humans exposed to Hendra virus.

1 November 2013
Professor Maree Smith . . . has two game-changing pain therapies close to being available on the global market

A vaccine against cervical cancer, a global parenting program, new forms of pain relief, better yielding crops and improved medical imaging are some of many high-impact outcomes of University of Queensland research.

19 September 2013

A new University of Queensland program aimed at changing the lives of people who experience language difficulties after stroke will be trialled in South East Queensland major hospitals.

20 August 2013

Healthcare will soon be more accessible for more Australians, thanks to a $2.5 million Federal Government grant to The University of Queensland to advance telehealth research.

19 August 2013

Health programs for women planning a pregnancy will be improved thanks to a joint appointment by the University of Queensland and the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.

28 June 2013
Innovative pulse-reading technology is at the centre of UQ's blood pressure study to reduce cardiovascular disease.

In a world-first study, researchers from The University of Queensland are using innovative pulse-reading technology to measure blood pressure to reduce cardiovascular disease.

28 May 2013
Joyce Ramos helps Karen O'Brien work the treadmill controls

Short bursts of high-intensity exercise could be a one-stop solution for many health problems.

28 May 2013

Research from The University of Queensland has reconfirmed oily fish or fish supplements are vital for heart health and debunked popular myths about coconut oil.

27 May 2013
A new customised chart can provide better information about a growing fetus

A new way of interpreting information from a low-tech, age-old method used in pregnancy care is expected to more accurately identify potential health issues for mothers and babies.

24 May 2013

Mentally ill Australians are dying an average of 16 years earlier than the general population, and the gap is growing.

24 May 2013

An Australian-first aphasia program conducted by The University of Queensland is changing lives for people who experience language difficulties after stroke or neurological injury.

22 May 2013

Middle-aged women who have depression are almost twice as likely to have a stroke as women the same age who are not depressed, according to new research from The University of Queensland.

17 May 2013

Researchers from The University of Queensland and The University of Newcastle are conducting a national survey to combat unintended pregnancy, which accounts for half of all pregnancies in Australia.

13 May 2013

Queensland researchers are turning iPhones into personal skin scanners so patients can detect suspicious spots.

13 May 2013

The University of Queensland is seeking participants for clinical trials that will investigate the effects broccoli sprout powder has on type 2 diabetic patients.

10 May 2013
Bao, before and after cleft lip surgery at an Operation Smile medical mission.

A University of Queensland initiative has taken medical students to Cambodia to witness life-changing reconstruction surgery on children and young adults.

10 May 2013

The Faculty of Health Sciences at UQ has established three pivotal clinical leadership roles to lead clinical education, research and academic activities within partner teaching hospitals.

3 May 2013
Professor Gerald Holtmann is the new Associate Dean (Clinical) of UQ's Faculty of Health Sciences.

By strengthening university links with hospital partners, we can better prepare for the future of healthcare, says the new Associate Dean (Clinical) of The University of Queensland’s Faculty of Health Sciences.

3 May 2013

Australians are living longer but a range of ailments threatens progress made in recent years, according to Australia-specific findings from the landmark Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors 2010 Study (GBD 2010).

1 May 2013
Mentoring and Reconstruction Task Force 2 soldiers cross one of many rivers whilst on patrol through Sorkh Lez in the Mirabad Valley, Southern Afghanistan. Photo by Corporal Rachel Ingram

Over recent operations, Australian Army soldiers have carried the heaviest loads borne by soldiers in the past 3000 years.

23 April 2013