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World-first study in Tasmania to reduce heart attack levels

20 May 2014

Tasmania is renowned for both its red wine and medical innovation.  The two are now being combined in a world-first research study that could start reducing the number of heart attack victims. The Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust has approved an extraordinary grant of $112,000 to fund ground-breaking research into the impact of a red

Research Update: Pre-Operative Physiotherapy Study

14 May 2014

A physiotherapy research team at the Launceston General Hospital is undertaking work on a two year research trial that aims to improve the outcome of patients who have undergone major abdominal surgery. Through a research grant from the Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust, cardiorespiratory supervisor physiotherapist, Ms Ianthe Boden, and her team will determine if