Family ties

New Deakin research highlights the growing number of adult children caring for their ageing parents

Making healthy easier

A request from a rural health service for help with reducing avoidable hospital admissions has led to an award winning collaboration.

‘Baby brain’ is real

New research supports what many women already know – that the phenomenon known as “baby brain” does exist.

Three new NHMRC projects aim to improve health outcomes

Deakin research teams will advance projects that aim to reduce childhood allergies, improve cardiac rehabilitation and build patient health literacy.

Funding success for cardiovascular research

Physical activity, public park design and monitoring the pricing of unhealthy food will all be explored in Deakin-led research projects awarded funding from the Heart Foundation.

App helps users see UV

unSmart has launched a Deakin-developed app to encourage users to protect their skin.

Exploring the frontiers of global health

Innovations in global healthcare will be the focus of a symposium hosted by Deakin and its research partners in India.

Easing the stress of diabetes

A new study by Deakin researchers aims to help health professionals better support people with diabetes distress.

Smart app for diabetes

A Deakin PhD student is working on mobile health technology for the prevention of diabetes.

World-first discovery of new carbohydrate ‘taste’

Deakin scientists have identified a potential seventh “taste” – carbohydrate – and are working to uncover how it’s linked to consumption of starchy foods.

New Deakin WHO Centre targets global health literacy

The world’s first WHO Collaborating Centre for Health Literacy has been launched.

A picture of physical literacy

Researchers have developed a new definition of physical literacy for Australia.

Funding boost for malaria and mental health research

Researchers from CMMR and IMPACT have been awarded NHMRC Fellowships to further their work on new ways to treat two of the world’s most taxing health issues.

Sixties lifestyle sets stage for healthy ageing

Two academics are calling for a shift in awareness on ‘pretirees,’ who face a fork in the road - leading to either healthy ageing or chronic disease threats.

Research partnership moves forward

Deakin and India’s Madras Diabetes Research Foundation are continuing their joint efforts to combat the global problem of diabetes.

Research offers future hope for early cancer diagnosis

Deakin scientists are investigating a promising new way to diagnose cancer early.

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