Clinical Trials

Are you planning pregnancy or less than 12 weeks pregnant?
Are you planning pregnancy or less than 12 weeks pregnant? February 27, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Researchers at Austin Hospital, Melbourne, need volunteers for a research study looking at the effects of pregnancy and diabetes on the kidneys. What is the study about? The purpose of this project is to examine the kidney function during pregnancy. ... Read More »

How safe is nursery furniture?
How safe is nursery furniture? August 31, 2013 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Nursery furniture is a major cause of child injury resulting in more than 6500 children treated in hospital emergency departments in Australia each year. This has prompted QUT Honours student Kim Vuong, from the university’s Centre for Accident Research & ... Read More »

‘Viagra for women’ being trialed
‘Viagra for women’ being trialed November 8, 2012 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Reaching orgasm remains elusive for nearly 30 per cent of women, but a new ad hoc treatment currently under trial, may drastically reduce that number. One of the most common female sexual complaints, anorgasmia may be either life-long problem or ... Read More »

Can a healthy diet treat depression?
Can a healthy diet treat depression? November 2, 2012 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A world-first trial to test if a healthy diet can improve the mental health of people with depression is being conducted by Deakin University researchers. With depression predicted to become the second-most common cause of disability in the world by ... Read More »

Is olive oil the answer to chronic inflammation?
Is olive oil the answer to chronic inflammation? October 30, 2012 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Deakin University researchers are investigating the anti-inflammatory properties of virgin olive oil to see if it as the potential to protect against the inflammation involved in muscle wasting conditions such as muscular dystrophy. The target of their research is oleocanthal, ... Read More »

Volunteers sought for edible vaccine trials
Volunteers sought for edible vaccine trials October 23, 2012 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Imagine being part of a scientific breakthrough which would revolutionise the way vaccines are administered and make painful needle and syringe jabs a distant memory. Researchers from The University of Western Australia, private company Ondek and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital ... Read More »

Volunteers sought for scar treatment trial
Volunteers sought for scar treatment trial October 23, 2012 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Researchers from The University of Western Australia’s Burn Injury Research Unit are seeking people with keloid scarring to trial a new treatment that could halt growth of the scars while avoiding the side effects of current treatment. The tumour-like scars ... Read More »

Website boosts access to clinical trials
Website boosts access to clinical trials October 23, 2012 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Patients suffering chronic diseases will benefit from the launch of a new website that offers easier access to clinical trials of new drugs, treatments and medical procedures. The Minister for Health, Tanya Plibersek, today said that the Australian Clinical Trials ... Read More »







 
 
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