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June 2015


25 June 2015

Does baby snore like dad?

Babies who snore are widely under diagnosed according to Australian researchers investigating less costly and more effective methods of identifying sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome (SAHS) in infants.

22 June 2015

Caution not a by-word for inaction on Indigenous affairs

It is time to come together to support a proposal that shifts the focus from courts and lawyers to Indigenous Australians themselves, writes Professor Anne Twomey.

15 June 2015

How ABC TV's Catalyst changed patients' use of statins

More than 60,000 Australians are estimated to have reduced or discontinued their use of prescribed cholesterol-lowering statin medications following the airing of a two-part series critical of statins by ABC TV's science program, Catalyst, a University of Sydney study reveals in the latest Medical Journal of Australia.

12 June 2015

Lambert donation puts Australia at forefront of medicinal cannabinoid research

A $33.7 million gift to the University of Sydney, the largest donation ever made to research, will establish the Lambert Initiative for cannabinoid therapeutics research. 

01 June 2015

Eye spy: Physics student makes big discovery for star-gazing scientists

"For over 60 years, scientists believed these structures existed but by imaging them for the first time, we've provided visual evidence that they are really there," says Cleo Loi.