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Media release: 
01/09/2014

Australian researchers have discovered that the reductions in heart events and death, from using blood pressure-lowering drugs in patients with type 2 diabetes, persist for many years after treatment has stopped.

Media release: 
26/08/2014

“By pooling data on one million mothers and babies, we hope to see connections that have not been evident before and find a way to prevent childhood cancer.”

Media release: 
25/08/2014

Preeminent global medical researcher Terry Dwyer revolutionised the world’s approach to SIDS. Now, he is bringing the world’s largest childhood cancer research project to an Australian-based medical research institute in Britain.

Media release: 
15/08/2014

In a landmark study published in The Lancet today, a global team of researchers has shown that if doctors simply changed the way they determine who to administer blood pressure-lowering treatment to, many less people would die or suffer serious heart conditions.

Media release: 
24/07/2014

In the world’s first large placebo-controlled trial, we have demonstrated that taking paracetamol does not speed recovery or reduce pain compared to placebo.

Media release: 
11/07/2014

Australian researchers reveal that sudden, acute episodes of low back pain are not linked to weather conditions such as temperature, humidity, air pressure, wind direction and precipitation. 

Media release: 
03/07/2014

Fox News, the Huffington Post, the Daily Mail and Australia's Daily Telegraph are among media to publish stories about the globally significant study that has uncovered new types of damage to children after mothers drink while pregnant.The study, a global review of other studies, found children's ability to play is affected.

Media release: 
19/03/2014

One of Australia’s top health apps, FoodSwitch, has just been awarded “Most Valuable HCP or Health Care Initiative Award” at a conference in Spain, because of its ability to empower shoppers to make healthier food choices.

Media release: 
27/02/2014

People with type 2 diabetes who drink wine have a dramatically lower risk of heart attacks and death, Australian researchers have found in a huge global study.

Media release: 
13/02/2014

Switch to healthier food and drink choices with UK’s first ever ‘FoodSwitch’ app.

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