Patients with fatty liver disease may need a more intense dose of exercise

Short bursts of high-intensity exercise could help people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes.

1 March 2017

New research could pave the way for more precise treatments for potentially deadly respiratory infections in children with the rare disease ataxia-telangiectasia (A-T).

28 February 2017

A Queensland infectious diseases expert has warned more open-heart surgery patients could be diagnosed with a rare bacterial infection stemming from contaminated heater-cooler units.

24 February 2017

Understanding how exercise affects language learning could help patients with brain conditions such as stroke, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.

23 February 2017

A new study could pave the way for a simple blood or saliva test to predict whether an expectant mother is likely to have a preterm birth.

22 February 2017
Health costs ... a big challenge for Australia. Image: iStock

The University of Queensland’s new Centre for the Business and Economics of Health has opened its doors and will host an international forum on health expenditure this week.

21 February 2017
Professor Wayne Hall is calling for a minimum price per standard unit of alcohol.

An increase in alcohol taxation, a reduction in the hours of alcohol sales, and changes to how alcohol is promoted are all needed to reduce alcohol-related harm, a public health policy expert has argued.

20 February 2017
Dr Hooman Baghaie

A decade after fleeing his native Iran, Dr Hooman Baghaie, knows the importance of being able to smile.

20 February 2017

Mothers who develop diabetes during pregnancy will be the focus of a University of Queensland researcher’s work on a Visiting Professor Fellowship in Denmark.

17 February 2017
The research has implications for intervention

Research by The University of Queensland may provide a better understanding of the social functioning difficulties of people with autism.

15 February 2017
Dr Bradley Launikonis and a thigh biopsy

New research from The University of Queensland has revealed the way human muscles recover after fatigue.

14 February 2017
Great Barrier Reef turtle with lesion on its eye

Cobalt, a naturally occurring mineral that can also be an environmental pollutant, has been recorded in the blood of Queensland turtles at potentially harmful levels

13 February 2017
Recovering drug addicts are often impaired socially

Negative stereotypes about injecting drug-users may be hampering their recovery. A study has found that recovering drug addicts who believe they are the target of stereotypes find it harder to function within society.

7 February 2017

If you want to win an Oscar it is best to be an American actor in a film that portrays American culture.

6 February 2017
Could extra feedback from insoles help people with multiple sclerosis?

An international team of researchers is trialling specially designed shoe insoles aimed at improving the mobility of people with multiple sclerosis (MS).

6 February 2017
Ben Milbourne filming in The University of Queensland Great Court

A Queensland celebrity chef will serve up a fusion of science, education and gastronomy when Food Lab by Ben Milbourne is launched at Brisbane’s Customs House on Tuesday, 31 January.

31 January 2017
Professor Leanne Hides

Increasing knowledge about what treatments are most effective for addiction and mental health is the focus of an appointment made by The University of Queensland and collaborators Lives Lived Well.

31 January 2017

UQ’s School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences has ranked 4th and 5th in the world for sport science in two highly respected global rankings systems.

27 January 2017
IVIg therapy can reduce harmful inflammation in spinal cord injuries

Queensland researchers are launching a world-first clinical trial aimed at improving recovery from spinal cord injuries.

20 January 2017
Shehenaz Ismail

Shehenaz Ismail's pride in teaching psychology in the Maldives shines through when she describes her work.

19 January 2017

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