Bacteria in Petrie dish. | Newsreel

Share your bacteria for science

If you’re keen to share the bacteria living on your body, Brisbane is the place to be. The river city is home to Australia’s first comprehensive human microbiome
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Man in lab testing blood. | Newsreel

New test detects cancer ‘years’ earlier

A blood testing method, enhanced by artificial intelligence, has the potential to improve current methods of predicting cancer recurrence “by years”. A study
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Female doctor in rural setting. | Newsreel

Rural training helps medical specialists go bush

Medical specialist who train in rural areas are three times more likely to choose to work in country areas. New research led by the University of Notre Dame Australia
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Bowl of brussels sports and chocolate. | Newsreel

Brussels sprouts chocolate targets food waste

Chocolate made from brussels sprouts is one of the innovative ways the horticulture industry is looking to tackle food waste. Featured at a recent industry event, the
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Chemist Warehouse sign. | Newsreel

Merger ‘major change’ to pharmacy sector

Sigma Healthcare’s proposed purchase of Chemist Warehouse represents a major structural change for the pharmacy sector, according to the Australian Competition &
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Headache post-COVID jab shows it’s working

Suffering side effects after the COVID vaccine indicates you are experiencing a robust immune response that is likely to lessen the chances of infection. Tiredness,
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Brisbane’s most-asked sex questions revealed

The burning desires and sex musings shaping Brisbane and the nation’s bedroom conversations have been revealed in a study of the most Googled sex questions. Topping
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Radiologist performing a CT scan. | Newsreel

Free lung cancer tests for Australian smokers

Older Australians will soon have access to free lung tests, as the Federal Government introduces its first new cancer screening program in 20 years. From July next year,
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Australian Cancer Atlas | Newsreel.

Tool maps cancer hotspots to prompt change

An online tool which maps key cancer statistics shows Australians living in rural and remote areas face lower survival rates than their city cousins. A new version of
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Crowd walking towards light. | Newsreel

Dying in Australia a complicated tale

Almost a quarter of deaths in Australia are caused by more than five underlying conditions, according to a recent report. The latest What do Australian’s die from
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