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Hope for babies born with a cataract

A team of Australian researchers is using human stem cells to develop light-focusing eye lenses that could significantly improve the lives of children born with cataracts. Dr Michael O'Connor from the School of Medicine at Western Sydney University said the researchers ...

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Pressure injury prevention sore spot for students

Nursing students aren’t aware of some strategies to prevent pressure injuries but feel it falls on them to help out, a survey has found. Researchers from the University of New England (UNE) quizzed undergraduate nursing students across seven Australian universities ...

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Blood test could detect cancer early

Australian scientists at the Walter and Eliza Hill Institute are among a team of researchers who have developed a blood test that detects cancers before symptoms appear. The test is yet to hit the market, but AMA president Dr Michael ...

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