Intimate partner violence appears to double a caregiver's odds of poor health. (iStock photo)

Women who become caregivers after experiencing intimate partner violence face a double-whammy hit to their health, University of Queensland research shows.

22 May 2017

A range of University of Queensland experts is available to comment on issues around the Federal Budget. Journalists can search by topic or name at UQ Experts or contact the following experts.

10 May 2017
A review of the key genes affecting pigmentation could be the first step towards incorporating genomics into clinical practice to identify patients at high-risk of skin cancer. iStockphoto

Dermatologists may need to look further than red hair and freckles when identifying patients who might be genetically predisposed to skin cancer.

8 May 2017

A University of Queensland and World Health Organisation (WHO) research collaboration has found that many of the most common causes of death among children are preventable.

2 May 2017
UQ Associate Professor Ben Hogan

Repairing damaged heart and vascular tissues will be the unique focus of a new University of Queensland research centre, established to combat cardiovascular disease.

2 May 2017
The first of nine research projects has been funded

The new Queensland Genomics Health Alliance hit a critical milestone today, with the first nine of its funded research projects revealed.

26 April 2017
Research suggests calcium movement in cells goes awry in both breast cancers and metastatic tumours in the brain

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has committed more than A$1.3 million from its Breast Cancer Research Program to a Queensland study tackling the spread of tumours to the brain.

21 April 2017
Nurses, midwives, doctors and allied health workers will benefit from the initiatives.

Regional communities and future health professionals studying through The University of Queensland are big winners from a multi-pronged $54.4 million Federal Government initiative.

19 April 2017
The new technique has already been credited with helping to save at least one life

A University of Queensland alumnus has helped pioneer a world-first anaesthesia technique to make surgery safer for patients with obstructed airways.

10 April 2017
Laparoscopic surgery should be standard

Keyhole surgery should be the preferred standard of care for women needing a hysterectomy for endometrial cancer, an international clinical trial has shown.

29 March 2017
Dr Woodruff ... the drug could be trialled in patients in 2019

A drug with the potential to delay the progression of motor neuron disease (MND) could be in human trials within three years.

27 March 2017
Mental health carers provided 208 million hours of care nationally in 2015

Carers supporting Australians with mental illness are providing services that would cost governments $13.2 billion to replace, a new report has found.

23 March 2017

New University of Queensland research aims to save money being flushed down the drain because of contaminated urine samples.

22 March 2017
Women remain vulnerable to chronic disease

Women around the world remain vulnerable to chronic disease as they continue to face challenges accessing health care and information.

21 March 2017
The researchers looked at data from 12,000 Australian women born between 1921 and 1926

At least a quarter of Australian women over 70 will develop dementia, according to University of Queensland researchers.

17 March 2017
Dr Peter Simpson

More breast cancer patients could benefit from treatments currently used only for patients with a faulty BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene, an international research collaboration has shown.

14 March 2017

A Queensland infectious diseases expert has warned more open-heart surgery patients could be diagnosed with a rare bacterial infection stemming from contaminated heater-cooler units.

24 February 2017

Mothers who develop diabetes during pregnancy will be the focus of a University of Queensland researcher’s work on a Visiting Professor Fellowship in Denmark.

17 February 2017
Dr Bradley Launikonis and a thigh biopsy

New research from The University of Queensland has revealed the way human muscles recover after fatigue.

14 February 2017
IVIg therapy can reduce harmful inflammation in spinal cord injuries

Queensland researchers are launching a world-first clinical trial aimed at improving recovery from spinal cord injuries.

20 January 2017