Health & medicine

Macquarie University launches fast access bushfire respiratory clinic amid patient spike

20 January 2020

Dangerous air quality levels from bushfires has prompted a team of respiratory specialists at Macquarie University’s MQ Health to launch …

Macquarie University secures Ideas Grants for innovative cross-faculty health and medicine research

11 December 2019

In a highly competitive first round, Macquarie University researchers from across medicine, science and engineering and business have been awarded …

Macquarie University Hospital cardiologist performs Southern Hemisphere first in life-saving heart repair

26 November 2019

A Macquarie University Hospital interventional cardiologist has pioneered an innovative heart procedure that is helping patients avoid heart failure and …

The antibiotic arms race moves at high speed

21 November 2019

Acinetobacter baumannii is a pathogen that creates serious problems in hospitals throughout the world. It causes opportunistic infections in the …

Researchers discover crucial ‘missing link’ between breathing and cardiovascular systems

15 November 2019

A team of researchers from Macquarie University have found a crucial missing link between the parts of the brain that …

MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL SURGEON NAMED NSW AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR

6 November 2019

The outstanding contribution of MQ Health Orthopaedic Surgeon and humanitarian Associate Professor Munjed Al Muderis has been recognised with the …

Like Sniffs That Pass in the Night – Modelling airborne disease diffusion

15 October 2019

With outbreaks of airborne diseases such as measles occurring with growing frequency, modelling how the diffusion process works in dynamic …

Helping people with chronic diseases through quality pathology testing

14 February 2018

Dr Rae-Anne Hardie, researcher from the Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research within the Australian Institute of Health Innovation at Macquarie University, …

New perceptual pathway identified that can lead to body size misperception and increase risk of eating and exercise disorders

1 February 2018

New study identifies a perceptual pathway that can lead to body size and shape misperception in individuals Those who are …

Headphone listeners think they’re hard of hearing: new study indicates that up to 41 per cent of Australians may believe they have some form of hearing loss

18 December 2017

Up to 41 per cent of a cohort of 4185 study participants felt they had a hearing loss Headphone listeners …

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