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.
A study has revealed that 95 per cent of children in five remote Aboriginal communities had received an antibiotic prescription before their first birthday and almost half of them had received up to six prescriptions.
The Royal Melbourne Hospital’s Dr Kudzai Kanhutu and Dr Anita Goh have been recognised as Superstars of STEM by the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, the Hon Karen Andrews, and Science & Technology Australia.
Australian researchers have developed a tiny device that electrically stimulates the brain and could one day be used to treat conditions such as epilepsy and Parkinson’s disease without invasive surgery.
The outstanding commitment, dedication and teamwork of Melbourne Health staff and volunteers has been recognised at the 2018 Celebrating Excellence Awards, held tonight, Friday 23 November, at the Park Hyatt Melbourne.