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 […]

Genomics Centre sets SA as leader in field

A state-of-the-art centre for genomics research is being established in South Australia, as a result of the combined expertise and resources of leading institutions including Flinders University. […]

Cell networks map new cancer pathways

A complex intracellular network mapped by an international team of researchers could open the door to discovering new targeted treatments for colorectal cancer. Flinders University Professor […]

New hope to reduce bladder pain

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are painful and usually short-lived – but in many people low levels of infection can be found long after it’s thought to […]

‘Ancient’ system unlocks cancer secrets

A long-hidden metabolic system in cells could lead to new strategies for therapeutic cancer treatments in future. Unlocking this process – from more than 350 million […]

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 […]