Welcome to the Summer edition of LifeLab. In this edition, you’ll read that exciting new research could help prevent glaucoma. Decades of genetic discoveries have been used to develop a simple saliva-based genetic test that will help catch this insidious disease before any damage is done. It could save sight.
The hotter months in Australia increase the risk of bushfires, and our researchers are examining the possible health implications of bushfire smoke, in particular, its impact on neurological diseases such as dementia.