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New Treatment Hope for Heart Disease

A new drug developed by researchers at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH) has the potential to benefit people worldwide who suffer with some types of untreatable heart disease. Researchers are hopeful that clinical trials will begin within the next 24 months. read more

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A Stride in Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

Mariea Bosco from the Transplantation Immunology Laboratory at the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research and Centre for Clinical and Experimental Transplantation at the Royal Adelaide Hospital has recently finalised her study aimed at better understanding how type 2 diabetes develops in people and in particular, the role of zinc in this process. read more

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Investigating a Forgotten Breast Cancer Risk

Honours student Harshani Jayasinghe is passionate about the area of breast cancer prevention research. Her particular research interest is in Mammographic Density (MD); the density of a women’s breast tissue. read more

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A Run to Honour Dad

Driven by the death of her father from an aggressive brain tumour, Eliza and supporters participated in the 2013 City-Bay Fun Run and chose to raise vital funds for The Hospital Research Foundation, in memory of her beloved father, Dennis. read more

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Drakes Supermarkets Charity Show Bags

The Hospital Research Foundation received more than $21,995 to support health and medical research thanks to the South Australian community and the generosity of Drakes Supermarkets and their suppliers. read more