Distinct markers in the blood of people with coeliac disease have been detected within a few hours of gluten being consumed. The findings address a longstanding mystery about what drives the adverse reaction to gluten in coeliac disease and could lead to a world-first blood test for diagnosing the disease.
Australia could become home to the world’s first stroke air ambulance. This incredible innovation has the potential to transform access to emergency stroke treatment for people in rural and regional areas.
Jim Oommen had a cord blood transplant for leukaemia eight years ago at The Royal Melbourne Hospital, and just recently he became the 1000th patient reviewed by the Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant long term follow up clinic.
The same drug that has slowed and reversed the progression of motor neurone disease has been found to yield similar benefits for Parkinson’s disease patients, according to the results of a new trial led by the Royal Melbourne Hospital.
Findings from an international clinical trial involving Australian researchers show a drug that targets the immune system can delay type 1 diabetes (T1D) by two years in children and adults at high risk.