Young women's inconsistent perceptions around their diagnosis of the hormonal condition Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) could be causing them unwarranted concern about their fertility, new research has found.
The Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences has announced the election of 12 new Fellows from the University of Melbourne for their outstanding leadership and contributions to health and medical science in Australia.
Australia will take a leadership role in the Asia Pacific region in a new initiative to help our nearest neighbours get rid of the scourge of malaria, in a new NHMRC $2.5 million Centre for Research Excellence in Malaria Elimination based at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity.
An international study including researchers from the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) has found a way to slow the progression of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) - one of the most common causes of vision loss in people over the age of 50.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.