Health

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15
Apr

Scientists find new way to fight Malaria drug resistance

An anti-malarial treatment that lost its status as the leading weapon against the deadly disease could be given a new lease of life, with new research indicating it simply needs to be administered differently.

Professor Michael Kyrios.
31
Mar

ANU appoints Michael Kyrios to head Psychology

Professor Michael Kyrios has been appointed Director of the Research School of Psychology in the College of Medicine, Biology and Environment.

Roulette wheel courtesy Håkan Dahlström on flickr
31
Mar

Problem gamblers: does self-exclusion work?

ANU researchers are investigating how self-exclusion works for Canberra’s problem gamblers, and if they receive the right kind of support.

Filed under: All subjects, ANU, Health, Psychology

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12
Mar

Children feel unsafe around alcohol use

Excessive use of alcohol, aggressive drivers and the threat of violence make children feel unsafe in their communities, a landmark study from the Australian National University and University of Western Sydney has found.

Zsuzsoka Kecskes in her hospital office.
12
Mar

Family in focus

An old school addition to the Canberra neonatal ward is making a big difference to new parents and bubs.

Image courtesy Sam Hames / flickr
09
Mar

Cricket researchers at Mullagh Cup

ANU researchers have takien their inquiry into Indigenous participation in cricket to the home of one of Australia’s greatest Indigenous cricketers, Johnny Mullagh.

Image by Jef Poskanzer via Flickr.
06
Mar

Fat nation

Why are so many Australians obese and how can we fix it?

Dr Grace Moshi and Mr Jinsoo Yoon.
28
Feb

Stopping the spread of sarcoma

Research into sarcoma, an area of cancer that receives little attention, received a major boost this week with the presentation of $40,000 towards a newly named scholarship established by the Sarah Grace Sarcoma Foundation.

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24
Feb

Lupus research gets a boost

Dr Simon Jiang’s postgraduate studies on understanding the devastating disease lupus has received a big boost thanks to a nearly $50,000 scholarship from the National Health and Medical Research Council.

Board Chair Mick Gooda.
19
Feb

National centre to Close the Gap

A new national centre for research into Indigenous health will help close the gap on Indigenous health and life expectancy.

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