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23 February 2024

No clear link between weather and common muscle and joint symptoms

There is no clear connection between the weather and back, knee or hip pain, a University of Sydney led study has found, challenging a common belief that changes in weather parameters, such as temperature and humidity can trigger musculoskeletal pain or arthritis.
21 February 2024

Study examines medical mystery of child hepatitis outbreak

A world-first analysis of a sudden global outbreak of hepatitis in children finds although the primary suspect is highly likely to be an infection by multiple viruses, many questions still puzzle researchers.
16 February 2024

Sydney researchers awarded over $22 million in MRFF grants

Medical researchers from the University of Sydney have received funding from the Australian Government's Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) to support research across 14 projects.
15 February 2024

Feminist narratives are being hijacked to market medical tests not backed by evidence

Corporation and industry promotions encouraging women to take charge of their health could lead to overdiagnosis and unnecessary treatment, writes Dr Brooke Nickel and Dr Tessa Copp from the School of Public Health.
15 February 2024

Transforming the lives of individuals with pulmonary fibrosis

Professor Tamera Corte and her team are committed to improving and extending the lives of patients living with pulmonary fibrosis across Australia through research, education and treatment.