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Early menopause predictor of heart disease
Health News 11 Dec 2019

Early menopause predictor of heart disease

Read about research to study the affect of menopause on heart disease, with insights from more than 300,000 women around the world
Diabetes increases the risk of heart failure, more so in women than men
Health News 27 Sep 2019

Diabetes increases the risk of heart failure, more so in women than men

Research summary An international study led by The George Institute for Global Health, involving 12 million participants, has found that in people with diabetes, women face a greater risk of developing heart failure compared with men. The research identified that Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are associated…
Ozone depletion impacting human health
Health News 29 Aug 2019

Ozone depletion impacting human health

An international study involving researchers from the Australian National University (ANU) has found that changes to our ozone layer over the past four decades have affected the risk of people developing skin cancer. The study explored the impact of ozone layer changes on ultraviolet (UV) radiation, as well…
Parents keen to reduce salt but find product labels confusing
Health News 28 Aug 2019

Parents keen to reduce salt but find product labels confusing

A study from Deakin University’s Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) has found that many Australian parents are trying to reduce their salt intake, and that of their kids, but come unstuck at the supermarket shelf when confronted with confusing food labels. Previous research has…
Social robots set for role in mental health treatment
Health News 28 Jun 2019

Social robots set for role in mental health treatment

Read about the use of robots on health and well-being outcomes worldwide as researched by the Queensland University of Technology.
Research finds link between childhood gastro and climate change
Health News 21 Jun 2019

Research finds link between childhood gastro and climate change

Can climate change on a global level cause children to experience gastric problems? Read on to find out what researchers from the ANU Canberra came…
Australian doctors overprescribing flu antivirals
Health News 21 Jun 2019

Australian doctors overprescribing flu antivirals

Research from the University of Adelaide on levels of flu antivirals prescribed to Australians comes across interesting findings.
New single vaccination to target the world’s deadliest respiratory diseases
Health News 13 Jun 2019

New single vaccination to target the world’s deadliest respiratory diseases

Read about the powerful vaccine that scientists from the University of Adelaide are developing for treating influenza and pneumococcal.