Three UQ researchers have been inducted as fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS) at its inaugural scientific meeting.

8 October 2015
Increased fractures linked to common treatment.

Researchers are urging caution in prescribing one of the world’s most commonly issued drug groups, citing links to increased fracture risks in older Australian women.

11 September 2015
Starting with GPs, a new study hopes to stem the tide of antibiotic overuse.

A pilot study led by researchers from The University of Queensland aims to reduce antibiotic resistance in Australia by decreasing the amount of antibiotics prescribed by general practitioners.

2 July 2015
UQ's Professor Ian Frazer is president of the new academy

RESEARCHERS from The University of Queensland feature prominently in the newly formed Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences, launched this evening in Canberra.

25 March 2015
Eating two or more pieces of fruit a day can help women fight off depression

Women who eat fewer than two serves of fruit a day face a greater risk of developing depression, University of Queensland research shows.

16 December 2014

A University of Queensland-led research collaboration has investigated the health of more than 14,000 Australian Defence Force (ADF) members who deployed to the Middle East over the past decade.

8 August 2013

New UQ research reveals menopausal women who gain weight, smoke and consume alcohol at risky levels face an increased risk of experiencing night sweats and hot flushes.

16 April 2013

Australian researchers are using social media to encourage young women to contribute towards one of Australia’s most significant studies on women’s health.

5 February 2013

Women in Australia are exercising less and most are not eating nearly enough vegetables, researchers have found.

26 September 2012

A new national report shows that women living in regional and remote areas experience poorer health than their city counterparts.

14 October 2011

A ground-breaking report released today highlights the wide range of health care needs affecting older women.

31 March 2011

The impact of the health system on women’s health will be examined by a multi-million dollar Centre of Research Excellence at The University of Queensland (UQ).

23 October 2010

The Minister for Health and Ageing, the Hon Nicola Roxon MP has released a new report from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health focusing on women’s reproductive health.

27 January 2010

University of Queensland staff, students and alumni have been honoured in the Australia Day awards, featured as Australia Day Ambassadors or became new Australian citizens at ceremonies across the State.

27 January 2010

A University of Queensland study has found that women who live with a partner gain more weight than those without a partner or child.

8 January 2010

A new study has revealed the most commonly prescribed medication for Australian women is antidepressants.

16 December 2008

Maintaining a healthy weight has emerged as the most important factor for Australian women in avoiding chronic diseases such as vascular disease, diabetes and asthma, according to researchers from two Australian universities.

11 January 2007