RMIT University and St Vincent’s Hosital Melbourne have collaborated on the development of an artificial intelligence (AI) program for early detection of prostate cancer.
Melbourne biosciences company Esfam Biotech says it is on track to commence human trials for a COVID-19 treatment by the end of 2021.
Senior threat researcher Yonathan Klijnsma of the firm RiskIQ has died a few days short of his 30th birthday, with the talented hacker meeting his end at the hands of cancer.
La Trobe University researchers are embarking on ways to improve community health and wellbeing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, using targeted grants from La Trobe, Medibank and Optus.
Australia's largest dedicated cancer care provider is adopting InterSystems HealthShare Health Connect.
Independent national charity, the Kids' Cancer Project, strives for every dollar raised to go directly to research. It turned to global analytics firm SAS to help maximise fundraising and minimising admin and overhead costs.
BlackBerry has teamed up with Optus Business in the deployment of a secure content collaboration platform, BlackBerry Workspaces, for medical research organisation, Melanoma Institute Australia.
Cancer touches every family, more than any other affliction. Global analytics firm, SAS, has applied its smarts and technology to aiding The Kids’ Cancer Project fund-raising efficiency meaning more money is spent on solutions.
The Vodafone Foundation has released a limited edition smart device Genome Power Pack with all proceeds from sales of the handy $49 power pack going directly to Garvan to fund its mission.
Scientists at CSIRO's Data61 unit are working on a software tool that could help in faster detection of angiogenesis — the development of new blood vessels — which is known to precede the growth of cancers.
Australian hip hop music group Hilltop Hoods has teamed up with Google Play to create an interactive film - for use on smartphones - for its “Through The Dark” song to raise money for young people living with cancer.
The ABC ran a segment on Lateline in 2009 which was similar to the Catalyst episode "Wi-Fried" but did not encounter anything like the ruckus which the latter has.
Cognitive technology — or artificial intelligence — is to be harnessed in the fight against melanomas, one of Australia’s most common cancers.
Has the incidence of brain cancer risen in Australia since the introduction of mobiles phones 29 years ago?
Scientists at the Biotech Research & Innovation Centre (BRIC) in Denmark have used advanced genetic algorithims processed on a SGI supercomputer to discover how genetic diseases such as cancer systematically attack the networks controlling human cells.
A long-term study of Danish mobile phone use has unequivocally determined that there is no connection between mobile phone use and various cancers of the brain. The nay-sayers have rushed to contradict the findings.
With all the controversy having been rung up over the safety of our mobile phones, should you put your smartphone usage on divert, or is the controversy just a missed call in a telephone-shaped teacup?
According to a 2010 report from the American Cancer Society, even though the incidence of cancer is decreasing in the United States, it is still a major public health problem.
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