• Is social connection the key to improving aged care?

    Student volunteers are breathing new life into aged care facilities in a University of Queensland program that could help shape the future of the sector.

    22 October 2018
  • New hope for cystic fibrosis

    A new triple-combination drug treatment being trialled at the Mater Hospital in Brisbane could increase the life expectancy of patients with cystic fibrosis.

    19 October 2018
  • New treatment prevents transplant rejection

    A new treatment strategy could increase the success rate of stem cell transplants, according to University of Queensland researchers.

    16 October 2018
Over one in 10 women in their seventies and eighties regularly care for their grandchildren.

Grandmothers deserve more recognition for their role as caregivers and some are at risk of being overburdened, according to a report from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.

15 October 2018
Coffee and tea can help promote physical activity

Women who drink a daily cuppa are more likely to be physically active, University of Queensland researchers have found.

12 October 2018
A older person with their hand on a car steering wheel.

When people with dementia hang up their car keys, the sudden loss of mobility can have devastating effects.

27 September 2018
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A ten-year-old beagle with prostate cancer is helping researchers at The University of Queensland use nanomedicines to accurately diagnose and target the disease.

21 September 2018
An older man with two family members undergoes a counselling session.

An online program delivering targeted treatment to people suffering from speech disorders after brain injury is the focus of a University of Queensland study.

13 September 2018
Superbug Klebsiella

Findings from an international trial tweaking the use of existing antibiotics may save 30,000 lives annually.

12 September 2018

A decade of outstanding research into fields including antibiotic resistance, fighting superbugs, and improving burns care has been celebrated at The University of Queensland’s Centre for Clinical Research (UQCCR) today.

10 September 2018
A hand holding a phone, texting.

SMS reminders sent to patients booked in to addiction treatment sessions significantly increase attendance rates, University of Queensland research has found.

29 August 2018

A drug developed in the USA is helping to reduce seizures in Australian children with epilepsy, according to a University of Queensland clinical trial.

20 August 2018

A world-first trial of a treatment for Australia’s most common genetic disorder is being led by a University of Queensland researcher.

17 August 2018

Understanding the link between diabetes and the gut could lead to the development of new therapies to delay the onset of type 1 diabetes, according to University of Queensland researchers.

13 August 2018
Southern Queensland hub to help train regional doctors

A medical training hub designed to improve the skills and retention of doctors in rural and regional Southern Queensland will launch in Toowoomba today.

10 August 2018
Spider-venom-is-being-used-to-develop-venom-derived-pharmaceuticals.

A devastating form of childhood epilepsy that is resistant to traditional drugs may have met its match in spider venom.

6 August 2018

A landmark research study is close to a breakthrough that would turn hospital waste into a product that can be used in agriculture or water treatment.

6 August 2018

Research reveals organ transplant recipients could reduce their risk of developing secondary skin cancer by changing their immunosuppressant medication.

1 August 2018