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JCU launches ‘lifestyle medicine’ courses

James Cook University’s College of Medicine and Dentistry has become the first of its kind in Australia to offer postgraduate courses in lifestyle medicine, an evidence-based approach to preventing and treating disease.

Young local filmmaker wins BUFTA 2021

The Year 12 student Ryan Thwaite from Palm Beach Currumbin State High, winner of the top prize at the 2021 BUFTAs.

Survey finds encouraging platypus numbers on Kangaroo Island

UNSW researchers have been involved in a platypus survey on Kangaroo Island which was severely affected by bushfires 18 months ago.

Slowing the Sugar Rush to Yield Better Grapes

One of the many challenges for grape growers posed by climate change is the accelerated rate at which grapes ripen in warmer climates, which can result in poor colour and aroma development.

UTS enters the top tier of young unis

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has entered the global top ten in the newly announced 2021 Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings.

UOW receives funding for cyber academy partnership

The University of Wollongong (UOW) has secured significant funding from the NSW Department of Education to support the development of the NSW Cyber Academy.

Can mRNA vaccines affect my genetic code?

This opinion piece, by Associate Professor Archa Fox from the UWA School of Human Sciences and School of Molecular Sciences and her colleagues, was published in The Conversation on Friday 25 June 2021.

High dose opioid prescription declines in Queensland – 21-year study

The number of people prescribed opioids in Queensland increased more than 11-fold in two decades, but most prescriptions were in a low-dose range, according to University of Queensland-led research.

NHMRC funding supports diabetes and ovarian cancer clinical trials

Projects protecting against loss of kidney function for diabetes patients and refining ovarian cancer prognosis have received NHMRC funding.

Gene therapy gives families hope for babies with spinal muscular atrophy

A trial has revealed that babies with SMA treated with gene therapy are meeting the normal developmental milestones of any baby.
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