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2013-03-13 15:03:33

The widespread introduction of a chicken pox vaccine in Australia in 2006 has prevented thousands of children from being hospitalized with severe chicken pox and saved lives.

2013-02-11 15:22:32

New research from the University of Adelaide will rewrite the textbooks on how an ovary is formed, as well as providing new insights into women's health and fertility.

Mistletoe Extract Shows Promise As Colon Cancer Treatment
2012-12-23 06:22:09

While it has become an iconic symbol of holiday romance, mistletoe may contain a substance that could help in the treatment of colon cancer, researchers from the University of Adelaide in Australia discovered in a recent study.

Mistletoe May Provide The Kiss Of Death For Cancer
2012-11-30 15:09:42

Mistletoe has become an important symbol of Christmas but it also has the potential to play a vital role as an alternative therapy for sufferers of colon cancer.

2012-11-26 14:41:41

Results of new research from the University of Adelaide are a promising step forward in helping to improve the quality of life-saving blood transfusions for preterm babies, by reducing the likelihood of adverse inflammatory responses to the blood.

2012-11-14 15:05:47

New research at the University of Adelaide has demonstrated that teenagers born prematurely may suffer brain development problems that directly affect their memory and learning abilities.

2012-10-26 00:53:27

Genetics researchers at the University of Adelaide have solved a 40-year mystery for a family beset by a rare intellectual disability – and they've discovered something new about the causes of intellectual disability in the process.

Predator And Prey: Tiny Wasp Hunts Venomous Redback Spider
2012-09-12 05:48:04

Even Australia's most common dangerous spider is no match for a nearly forgotten 200 year old flying insect, according to recent findings.

Heroin And Morphine Addiction Can Now Be Blocked
2012-08-16 07:17:36

Clinical trials possible within 18 months

2012-07-18 12:41:28

A large international study led by University of Adelaide researchers has found that women who use marijuana can more than double the risk of giving birth to a baby prematurely.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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