In focus

Targeted treatment gives new hope on breast cancer

Queensland researchers have discovered a new way to target a rare form of breast cancer, giving hope for improved treatment options.

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UQ to provide major boost to regional health

Health education, training and research in rural south Queensland will receive a major boost thanks to the establishment of a new University Department of Rural Health.

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Flood study highlights impact of pre-birth stress

Research into the impact of the 2011 Queensland floods on pregnant women and their babies has found stress from natural disasters affects infant development and temperament.

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How the built environment impacts healthy ageing

A study out of UQ’s School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work found that the built environment has a powerful impact on the health of older people and on their ability to age well.

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Multi-million dollar funding for RECOVER

Research into recovery from motor vehicle accidents will benefit from an additional $3.8 million in funding.

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Great Barrier Reef turtles exposed to thousands of chemicals

Research indicates that green turtles living near urban and farming areas are absorbing chemicals associated with industry and agriculture.

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