Giant spider promises IBS relief

Molecules from the venom of one of the world’s largest spiders are helping researchers tailor pain blockers for people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Researchers screened […]

Blood marker may reduce cancer burden

Researchers at Flinders University are expanding work on a promising blood test model to help predict or diagnose head and neck cancer, a difficult cancer to […]

Burns units need to cater for Indigenous kids

Aboriginal liaison workers in burn units, and greater cultural competence by clinicians in health services, are urgently needed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander burns patients […]

Solutions for combined sleep woes

A new study shows treating insomnia first can lead to 50% better outcomes for people suffering with concurrent insomnia and sleep apnoea. The ‘double whammy’ of […]

Professor Nick Spencer, former president of the Australasian Neurogastroenterology and Motility Association.

Grants to aid new frontiers of medicine

Much-needed solutions to chronic pain, bowel cancer, drug delivery and improved childhood vaccinations are a step closer to reality thanks to newly funded Flinders University research. […]

Stock photo of a chest x-ray showing tuberculosis infection (colourised) . Photo: iStock.

Infectious diseases treated on the spot

Point-of-care testing developed at Flinders University will be part of the rollout of new services targeting infectious diseases across remote Australia and also the Asia-Pacific. The […]