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Researchers help identify first genes linked to anorexia

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 8:40 am | QIMR Berghofer

QIMR Berghofer researchers have played a vital role in helping identify the first eight genes associated with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa. More >>

Being born prematurely changes sleep brain activity

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 9:08 am | QIMR Berghofer

A new study has shed light on how being born extremely early can change an infant’s brain activity during sleep, with flow-on effects for brain development two years later. More >>

More genetic evidence of what puts people at risk of cancer

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 9:01 am | QIMR Berghofer

A new international study has discovered that 94 genetic variants, about which little has been known until now, increase a person’s risk of developing breast, ovarian, prostate and pancreatic cancers. More >>

Study finds being overweight is likely to cause cancer

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 10:01 am | QIMR Berghofer

A QIMR Berghofer study has found people who are overweight could reduce their risk of dying from cancer later in life by up to 30 per cent, by shedding some kilograms and maintaining a healthy body mass index (BMI). More >>

New Zealand no longer the melanoma capital of the world

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 9:51 am | QIMR Berghofer

New Zealand has lost the title as the country with the world’s worst rates of invasive melanoma – with recent drops in local incidence now putting it behind Australia. More >>

New Zealand’s melanoma rates highest in the world

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 11:35 am | QIMR Berghofer

Queensland researchers have found that New Zealand now has the highest per capita rates of invasive melanoma in the world after overtaking Australia. Invasive melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer, which is capable of spreading to other parts ... More >>


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