Gut itch to blame for IBS pain

Australian researchers have identified a link between itchy skin and gut pain, caused by identical receptors signalling the nervous system. This is big news for Irritable […]

Research targets gastro outbreaks

Outbreaks of gastro sweeping schools, aged-care homes and hospital wards could become far less frequent, with new research on norovirus set to define parameters around the […]

Call for action on rising HIV rates

Rising HIV rates among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people need urgent national attention, says Matthew Flinders Fellow Associate Professor James Ward. In a Perspective in […]

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Hunting superbugs in nursing homes

Protecting senior citizens in residential aged care at risk of antibiotic resistant bacteria is the aim of two new research projects in South Australia. The grants, […]

$24.6m boost for medical research

From diabetes, cancer and heart disease to chronic pain and major depression, 12 new research grants announced today cap off a big year for Flinders medical […]