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Gene linked to persistent stuttering uncovered

Gene linked to persistent stuttering into adulthood uncovered: A new study led by University of Melbourne researchers has discovered a…

Mini kidneys pave the way to better treatments

Mini kidneys pave the way to better treatments: Approximately 1.7 million Australians have kidney disease. The potential toxicity of new…

Children’s Bell’s palsy recovery

Children with Bell's palsy, that causes temporary facial paralysis can recover without treatment. Most children with a condition that causes…

Maternal mental health impacted by pandemic

Maternal mental health and well-being profoundly impacted by COVID-19 pandemic: Maternal well-being has been profoundly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic,…

Immune boosting TB vaccination

The immune boosting benefits of a tuberculosis vaccine can be seen in infants more than one year after vaccination, according…

Immune discovery could lead to sore throat vaccine

Immune discovery could aid vaccine development for common cause of sore throat. Researchers have made a discovery that could aid…

Researchers discover new neurodevelopmental disorder

Australian researchers have discovered a new neurodevelopmental disorder after uncovering its link to a tumor suppressor gene. The international research…

New international stem cell research centre

New international stem cell research centre offers hope for patients with incurable diseases: An up to EUR$300 million international research…

Penicillin targets rheumatic heart disease in kids

Penicillin significantly reduces rheumatic heart disease progression in children: A regular, affordable antibiotic treatment significantly reduced the risk of underlying rheumatic…

Whooping cough vaccine clinical trial to help prevent allergies

More than 1500 babies are being sought for a research study testing whether a whooping cough vaccine can help prevent…

MCRI’s BCG vaccine trial for COVID-19

MCRI’s BCG vaccine trial joins global race to better understand COVID-19 variants • An Australian-led study will investigate whether it’s…

Mental health problems after concussion

A third of children and adolescents develop a mental health problem after a concussion, which could persist for several years…