Groundbreaking study achieves another first

Geelong’s longest running and largest population-based study will start recalling its male cohort for a 15 year check-up.

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Geelong trial offers hope for bipolar patients

A world-first clinical trial has taken a new approach to treating bipolar.

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Deakin unites communities in obesity battle

Researchers will work with all stakeholders in Victoria's Great South Coast Region.

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Children need lower dose of salt

Researchers have linked high salt intake to children being overweight or obese.

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Starlings offer clue to human diseases

Rapid evolution in WA starlings could throw light on human mitochondrial diseases.

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Sleep and anxiety: key to ADHD treatment

Two new NHMRC grants will allow Dr Emma Sciberras to improve ADHD outcomes.

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US systems expert targets Australian youth well-being

In a world first, Deakin’s Centre for Social and Early Emotional Development (SEED) is establishing a systems approach to fostering the social and emotional development of young people in Australia.

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Ophelia celebrates health literacy milestone

Health literacy is fundamental to everyone’s quality of life – and can mean the difference between life or death.

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Food allergy breakthrough

A team of researchers has discovered that infants who will develop food allergies have altered immunity at birth.

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‘Voices of the Pacific’ goes global

A team of Deakin University researchers has received a new accolade for their innovative program that aims to improve educational opportunities for children with disability in the Pacific region.

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