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    UQ research recognised in national biomedical incubator

    Groundbreaking UQ research into developing new treatments for conditions such as cancer, inflammatory diseases and type 1 diabetes has received recognition and funding support from a national incubator for biomedical startup companies.

    20 July 2022
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    Sore throats suck. Do throat lozenges help at all?

    Sore throat is a common symptom of COVID and its newer variants. And of course, many sore throats are caused by viral colds or flu, so they can be treated at home. The most common treatment is probably throat lozenges – but do they really work any...

    15 July 2022
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    Discovery boosts hopes of preventing Type I diabetes

    Australian researchers may be a step closer to preventing Type 1 diabetes after identifying a crucial protein that could prevent the autoimmune disease from taking hold.

    14 July 2022
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Researchers have isolated five strains of gut bacteria that could pave the way for new inflammatory bowel disease treatments and potentially help prevent some forms of bowel cancer.

5 July 2022
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A University of Queensland-led study has found humpback whales can learn incredibly complex songs from whales from other regions.

1 July 2022
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The University of Queensland has purchased a new supercomputer to replace three current high-performance computers (HPCs) and has a unique plan to keep the new computer up to date.

30 June 2022
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Scientists at the University of Queensland are buzzing about a new citizen science project investigating some of Australia’s native bee species in our own backyards.

28 June 2022
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Women with a history of miscarriage and stillbirth have a higher risk of stroke in later life, according to University of Queensland research.

23 June 2022
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Queensland Treasurer Cameron Dick today hands down the 2022 State budget. What can we expect from the Budget and what will those decisions mean for the state and its communities? UQ has the expertise to answer all those questions and more.

21 June 2022
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University of Queensland researcher Nyakuoy Yak started life on the run from armed soldiers in Sudan.

20 June 2022
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Some of the world’s deadliest snakes could soon be saving lives, with research from The University of Queensland showing venom could be used to stop uncontrolled bleeding.

20 June 2022

Medicines used to prevent bone loss may help lower the risk of ovarian cancer according to research by The University of Queensland.

17 June 2022
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Countries with female leaders recorded 30 per cent fewer COVID-19 deaths than nations governed by men, according to University of Queensland research.

16 June 2022
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University of Queensland researchers are calling for an urgent review of low influenza vaccination rates for pregnant women and whooping cough vaccinations for Indigenous mothers-to-be.

14 June 2022
A woman in a white top reclines on a couch, resting a blue coffee cup on her pregnant stomach

University of Queensland researchers have found enjoying a daily latte or long black causes no increased risk to pregnancy.

14 June 2022
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An international leader in audiology and an Indigenous author and poet are among an extensive list of University of Queensland representatives who have been named on the Queen’s Birthday Honours List this year.

13 June 2022
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A species of worm with an appetite for polystyrene could be the key to plastic recycling on a mass scale.

10 June 2022
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Women in rural and regional areas recovering from gynaecological cancer and treatment will now have access to a University of Queensland rehabilitation program through telehealth.

10 June 2022