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Better treatment for type 1 diabetes

Better treatment for type 1 diabetes

September 11, 2017

A more effective treatment for type 1 diabetes may be available in the future thanks to new research from Sydney’s Westmead Institute for Medical Research. The team of researchers, led by Professo...

WTF is CMT!?

WTF is CMT!?

September 10, 2017

Charcot Marie Tooth (CMT) disease may have an unusual name, but there is nothing funny about having it. Individuals who are diagnosed face a lifelong challenge, as there is currently no cure. The disease...

Coffee or craving?

Coffee or craving?

September 10, 2017

No one likes cravings, especially when they’re ones you can’t control and have negative implications on your health. Do you lack willpower when it comes to giving in to sweet cravings? Well, there...

BMJ: 13 reasons why we need tougher TV rules

BMJ: 13 reasons why we need tougher TV rules

September 4, 2017

Media guidelines about televised portrayals of suicide should be strengthened, implemented and enforced, according to a group of professors from the Medical University of Vienna who conducted a study recently...

Dementia link to less REM sleep

Dementia link to less REM sleep

September 4, 2017

A ground-breaking study by a Swinburne researcher has found that dementia in the elderly can be predicted by measuring rapid eye movement (REM) sleep. REM sleep is a specific stage of sleep characterised...

COMMENT: We need our smartphones

COMMENT: We need our smartphones

September 3, 2017

The use of smartphones has become a part of everyday life for people globally. Their computer-like features not only make our lives easier, but also play a key role in various processes such as connecting...

Australia’s own Silicone Valley

Australia’s own Silicone Valley

September 3, 2017

Australia now has the potential to build a fully functional quantum computer after a $25 million investment in the development of Australia’s first quantum company, Silicon Quantum Computing. The...

Moods and the microbiome

Moods and the microbiome

September 3, 2017

A new paper shows that there may be a link between the bacteria in the stomach and anxious and depressive behaviours. The research was conducted at the University College Cork, a leading research institution...

Aurora’s bright lights dazzle WA

Aurora’s bright lights dazzle WA

August 27, 2017

Auroras occasionally illuminate WA’s skies in ribbons of bright and brilliant colours. With winter being the best time to look for an aurora, many of us are still in the dark about how they appear,...

Where the hell is Newman anyway? And why do people live there?

Where the hell is Newman anyway? And why do people live there?

August 27, 2017

Are the financial benefits worth it for residents and FIFO workers of Newman. Should mental health care be more of a priority in rural areas of WA?

WA food supply not immune to shortage

WA food supply not immune to shortage

August 27, 2017

The security of Western Australia’s food supply is hardly as stable as would be expected. Food security is the population's access to food and the requisite nutritional value it contains. It is not...

Breaking the Mould, fighting malnutrition

Breaking the Mould, fighting malnutrition

August 27, 2017

Breaking the Mould is a project selected by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to help combat malnutrition in the Indo-Pacific. The project, developed by Dr Kirsty Bayliss from Murdoch University,...

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