Receiving occupational therapy at home has been found to be effective for people living with dementia, according to a University of Queensland-led study.

6 January 2020

A novel immunotherapy treatment has saved family dog Griffin from a rare type of cancer, thanks to collaborative research at The University of Queensland.

2 January 2020
Associate Professor Maree Toombs

The University of Queensland has appointed an Associate Dean (Indigenous Engagement) to lead reconciliation in the Faculty of Medicine.

18 December 2019

Medical student Sherice Ansell is following in her father’s footsteps, as she prepares to graduate as a doctor from The University of Queensland.

11 December 2019

A mutated gene found in people with intellectual disabilities that could be targeted for treatment has been identified by an international team including University of Queensland researchers.

5 December 2019
Most children recover fully after a concussion, but one in 10 has persistent symptoms

Sleep problems, fatigue and attention difficulties in the weeks after a child’s concussion injury could be a sign of reduced brain function and decreased grey matter.

29 November 2019

A simple blood test could soon become the latest monitoring tool for the early detection of melanoma in the eye.

15 November 2019
Photo by Dario Valenzuela on Unsplash

Maintaining normal weight and quitting smoking before the age of 40 may significantly prevent symptoms such as hot flushes and night sweats in menopausal women, known as vasomotor symptoms (VMS).

11 November 2019
Two doctors in surgery

A national study has found that longer rural doctor postings and more rural training positions are needed to provide regional areas with the right doctor, at the right time and in the right place.

6 November 2019
Mya Dunn performing a breathing exercise

Queensland’s first cystic fibrosis research program will be established to help improve outcomes for patients living with the life-threatening genetic disorder.

28 October 2019
Professor Jürgen G?tz

A potential dementia treatment that harnesses ultrasound has received $1 million in funding from a fiercely competitive Australian Government scheme to develop the therapeutic ultrasound industry in Australia.

28 October 2019
Man with mask coughing

A new blood test will enable health workers to identify tuberculosis in adults in remote locations in less than an hour.

25 October 2019

People with mental disorders have a life expectancy up to a decade shorter than the general population, University of Queensland researchers discovered in a joint international study.

25 October 2019
Composite photo of the four new AAHMS fellows

The Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences has elected four University of Queensland professors as fellows.

22 October 2019

Many males think talking about body dissatisfaction is socially undesirable and associate it with a sense of shame, a University of Queensland study has found.

17 October 2019