State and local government targets to get people out of cars and into more active transport would reduce heart disease and diabetes by tens of thousands of cases.

12 October 2017
Professor Sue Kildea and Karina Hogan, one of the first mums through the Birthing On Country program

A maternity program designed to achieve better health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their babies has received a $1.1 million grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

11 October 2017
How do we ensure ‘age-friendly environments’?

Streetscapes, cafes, buses and planes aren’t set up to deal with the ageing population explosion, however older people can advocate change to their environment by voicing concerns.

11 October 2017
Reduced training stress may mean a greater number of training sessions can be performed in shorter periods

The belief that lifting heavy weights is necessary to build muscles is being challenged by UQ researchers.

10 October 2017
There are several factors that contribute to the sensations felt while watching pimple popping videos

Why is the internet going crazy for videos of pimples popping, cysts exploding and stomach-churning ingrown hairs?

9 October 2017
Violent partners exploit the relationship between owners and their companion animals

Women in domestic violence relationships delay leaving due to concern their abusive partner might hurt or neglect their animals left at home.

8 October 2017
The CP Channel app will bring info to the fingertips

Queensland researchers will feature on a new app being released for World Cerebral Palsy Day today.

5 October 2017
Gilbert Nifasha, from Woodridge State High School

Students from Woodridge State High School in the south west of Brisbane have had the opportunity to take part in medical research in a unique University of Queensland program.

3 October 2017
The IT program Patchwork failed to be useful

Failed information technology systems implemented in social welfare agencies – costing taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars - have provided valuable insight for agencies looking to adopt new systems.

29 September 2017

Babies born even a few weeks early are more likely to have poor physical fitness throughout life, University of Queensland researchers have found.

28 September 2017

Asking patients to take a ‘wait-and-see’ approach before having their antibiotic prescriptions filled significantly reduces unnecessary use, a University of Queensland study has shown.

21 September 2017
Dr Louise Ainscough

New research is helping academics understand factors hindering students from achieving academic success in the transition from secondary school to university.

20 September 2017
An interdisciplinary approach to research

The University of Queensland’s School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences has ranked among the best in the world for sport science for the second year in a row.

20 September 2017
Dr James Hudson

Researchers have identified the process that shuts down the human heart’s ability to heal itself, and are now searching for a drug to reverse it.

19 September 2017
Professor Hoy says improved health outcomes should be "celebrated".

Unique data from the Tiwi Islands and trends in ages and causes of death shows that health outcomes for some remote Indigenous communities have improved at an astonishing rate.

15 September 2017
Heightened levels of inconsistent sleep are unfavourable for athletes wanting to perform at their optimum. Credit: Sergio Montenegro

Junior rugby league players go to bed later than their senior counterparts and are therefore at risk of burning the candle at both ends if this isn’t considered in their routine.

15 September 2017

A senior medical ethicist from The University of Queensland has authored a book which aims to reverse the culture of avoidance and silence about death.

15 September 2017
Professor Hall calls for "rigorous evaluation"

The future of international drug control treaties is in question because of recent treaty-violating decisions to legalise non-medical cannabis use in Canada, the United States and Uruguay.

14 September 2017
The research aims to reduce the frequency of tripping and injuries

A device to measure foot control is being trialled to improve walking ability for adolescents and young adults with cerebral palsy.

5 September 2017
Professor David Evans

Scientists are honing in on a potential treatment for osteoporosis, after performing the largest ever genetic study of the common age-related bone-thinning disease.

5 September 2017

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