Health

  • Miniature plumbing fast-tracks drug development
    Posted in: 2016, NSW

    Sydney researcher Lidia Matesic has developed a technique to speed up the development of nuclear medicines allowing hospitals to not only make nuclear medicine in-house, but also tailor-made to the patient. In remote hospitals, this would also allow a larger variety of these pharmaceuticals to be used. “We have some nuclear medicines that work extremely […]

  • Sustainable fuels throw up health concerns
    Posted in: 2012, QLD

    Compounds that affect respiratory health have been found in biodiesel exhausts. This might lead to restrictions on the use of this form of biofuel as an alternative to fossil fuel, according to researchers from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). “With fossil fuel reserves dwindling, developing renewable alternative fuels is important,” postdoctoral fellow Dr Nicholas […]