A new discovery about how cancer cells exchange contents with fibroblasts presents a new oncologic drug target, according to the researchers.
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The National Drug Discovery Centre (NDDC) has opened in Australia, with support from the government to subsidise the screening of medicinal compounds.
Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) have been administered to mice with neuropathic pain to provide lasting relief with no side effects.
Researchers have shown that a protein therapy has been successful in pre-clinical models at improving the quality of scar tissue after heart attacks, leading to better overall heart function.
Australian researchers have demonstrated the success of a novel TB vaccine in mice, which could provide another treatment option for the disease.
Researchers have identified three specific molecules that accurately indicate insulin resistance - a major predictor of diabetes...
Believed by many to be a relic of past centuries, tuberculosis (TB) causes more deaths than any other infectious disease including HIV/AIDs. In 2015 there were an estimated 10.4 million new cases of TB and 1.4 million deaths from the disease.
18 November 2015 | By Victoria White
The newly discovered virus, known as Parramatta River virus, infects only mosquitoes and does not pose any direct health risks to people...