University of Queensland researchers have found that freckles and moles appearing on the iris indicate a high risk of melanoma, particularly in people under 40 years of age.

17 January 2018

Tiger sharks appear to be genetically monogamous – and it could be putting the species at risk.

17 January 2018
UQ is looking for participants in a workplace survey

A team of researchers at The University of Queensland are looking for participants to explore the benefits and consequences of task variety in the workplace.

12 January 2018

An international collaboration to investigate why and how potassium can help lower blood pressure will be trialled at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane.

8 January 2018

Mimicking sleep processes in the awake brain of elderly people could prevent age-related decline in brain function.

3 January 2018

Listening to white noise can increase your ability to learn new words, a study by The University of Queensland has revealed.

21 December 2017
Professor Kenneth Pakenham

A resilience training program to improve the quality of life for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) has been developed by University of Queensland researchers.

20 December 2017

Neck pain is a common condition among office workers, but regular workplace exercises can prevent and reduce it, a University of Queensland study has found.

15 December 2017
Resistance threat looms

Australia’s rising number of gonorrhoea cases has been described as a potential ‘perfect storm’, with the emergence of extensively drug resistant strains overseas.

15 December 2017
Residents are experiencing stress

Retirement village contracts are a minefield for older residents, with complex legal and financial restraints impacting on their lives and preventing some residents from moving out.

11 December 2017
Close to half of UQ’s 2018 funding will go to the Faculty of Medicine, accounting for $20 million across 18 projects.

University of Queensland research into dementia, cancer, superbugs, painkillers, and children’s health are among 51 projects that will benefit from National Health and Medical Research Council 2018 Project Grant funding announced today.

6 December 2017

Researchers at The University of Queensland are hoping a new form of immunotherapy could lead to better treatment of type 1 diabetes.

5 December 2017
The impacts of sexual abuse include a range of long-term psychological, interpersonal, and health-related difficulties.

Psychotherapy that encourages self-compassion may help treat survivors of sexual abuse, University of Queensland researchers have found.

4 December 2017

Adding aspirin to some existing cancer drugs could increase their effectiveness against a group of tumours resistant to treatment, new research has shown.

4 December 2017
Australia ranked poorly in reducing its stillbirth rate over the past 15 years.

Forty two babies are stillborn in Australia every week, and 60 per cent of them are recorded as “unexplained”.

4 December 2017

Anyone watching the Ashes this summer and struggling to see the pink cricket ball used in day-night matches should try wearing rose-tinted glasses, according to University of Queensland researchers.

30 November 2017

The rollout of low aromatic fuel has contributed to significant and sustained reduction in petrol sniffing and associated health problems in Indigenous communities, studies have found.

29 November 2017

New research partnerships tackling health challenges in the Pacific are expected to result from a unique gathering at The University of Queensland in 2018.

28 November 2017
Dr Stephen Mattarollo and PhD candidate Michael Nissen.

New research shows that chronic stress suppresses the immune system’s response to cancer, reducing the effectiveness of immunotherapy treatments.

22 November 2017
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Exercise is an important part of recovery for people with brain injury, University of Queensland researchers have found.

20 November 2017

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