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Spotlight: Dr Christina Bursill

It’s a bold move, the sort of innovation that can only come from having your feet in two different camps....

How smart bandages could help animals

The images were seared in our minds after Australia’s 2019 summer of bushfire devastation: lives and homes lost, haunting pictures...

Why wounds are a serious problem for people with diabetes

A blister from a new pair of shoes might be a minor irritation for many people, but for those with...

From a poster presentation to an international cardiovascular research collaboration

Boat trips aren’t always plain sailing. But for Dr Christina Bursill, stepping on board was the start of a journey...

Research linking the immune and nervous systems will revolutionise pain treatment

Ever wondered why your body aches when you have the flu? The virus responsible doesn’t directly affect muscles or nerves....

Breakthroughs in treating chronic pain

A drug called dimethyl fumarate, currently used to treat the skin disease psoriasis and the autoimmune illness multiple sclerosis, is...

The future of IVF

We still have a lot to learn about how to combat infertility using IVF, but there could be a huge boost in success rates...

The future of pain research

Pain is ubiquitous and debilitating, yet how – and why – it persists in some people has scientists stumped. To help keep humans...

The new tools helping us objectively measure pain

Going for a routine check-up at your GP may one day involve measuring your blood pressure, cholesterol … and pain levels. That’s right: pain. It...

The future of personalised pain treatment

If you’ve ever tried to describe a sore lower back to a physiotherapist or migraines to a doctor, you may have found yourself struggling...