Designing cooler diabetes devices

Designing cooler diabetes devices
October 9, 2017

A group of New Zealand researchers have teamed up with young type 1 diabetes sufferers, to design discreet medical devices to help them feel more comfortable managing their diabetes. Design PhD student...

Kids worried about next meals

Kids worried about next meals
October 2, 2017
Children in remote Western Australia worry about getting enough food, according to a new study conducted by researchers at Edith Cowan University.

More than a game

Photo taken by Claudia Haines-Cappeau, of an AFL football
October 1, 2017

Indigenous adults who play football are healthier, happier and better connected to the community, according to a new report on Indigenous participation in sport, by The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre...

Diet and exercise can relieve asthma symptoms

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September 17, 2017

A balanced diet and regular exercise may be able to lower asthma symptoms in non-obese patients, according to new Danish research. Asthma is a chronic lung condition which causes patients to have to...

Love your body

courtesy to Doctor Katherine
September 4, 2017

Butterfly Foundation's Love Your Body Week from 3-9 September focuses on celebrating all forms of body positivity by actively challenging negative conversations. It does this by being active on social...

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...

Cheers to this new research

Cheers to this new research
August 21, 2017

We are constantly reminded of the risks and dangers alcohol can have on our health, yet rarely are we told of the benefits consuming alcohol can have. Researchers publishing in Consciousness and Cognition...

Sitting for extended periods may lead to dementia

Studies show extended periods of sitting may be harmful for the brain.
August 14, 2017

Extended periods of sitting can be detrimental to brain function. This can include potentially increasing the risk of dementia, a recent study by UWA and the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute has found. The...

Artificial Wonder Causes Artificial Blunder

Artificial Wonder Causes Artificial Blunder
August 14, 2017

It is only human to crave sweets. The only factor that holds people back from over-consuming is the calories that come with the great taste. Artificial sweeteners have been modified over decades to provide...

Flu season stoush over pharmacy jabs

Flu season stoush over pharmacy jabs
August 13, 2017

The Australian Medical Association’s concern over pharmacy influenza vaccinations is a case of protectionism from the doctors' advocacy group, according to communications contact for the Pharmacy Guild...

Perth Pot Plant PhD Study

Danica-Lea Larcombe will be gathering quite a collection of pot plants for her PhD. Photo Credit: Kimberley McGivern
ECU PhD candidate is calling all Perth apartment dwellers.
May 30, 2017

Do you love the idea of  owning indoor plants, but can’t even be trusted with a cactus? Then PhD candidate Danica-Lea Larcombe, of ECU, has an offer for you. Ms Larcombe is calling on Perth citizens...

Reformer Pilates All the Rage in Perth

Reformer Pilates machine
May 16, 2017

Reformer Pilates has taken Perth by storm with classes booked out in studios around town. “Reformer pilates is Perth's latest health craze and it will continue to grow as anyone and everyone can...

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