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Death/Dying

New insights into pancreatitis

Common condition with no treatment -- what next?Credit: Flinders University These findings validate the significance of the previously described first threshold - the point when the damage to the acinar cells of the pancreas is…

How to talk about death and dying

Taking taboo from those dreaded conversationsCredit: Flinders University Our reluctance to think, talk or communicate about death is even more pronounced when we deal with others' loss compared to our own, new research finds, but…

New clues to prostate cancer

Why aggressive subtype can resist treatment Credit: The Hospital Research Foundation Australian research has identified a new mechanism in which prostate cancer cells can 'switch' character and become resistant to therapy. These…