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concussion-symposium
2 MIN READ
published
May 2024
Putting heads together on concussion
ECU's Nutrition Health Innovation Research Institute (NHIRI) partnered with the WA Concussion Network (WACN) on a symposium on the heavy...
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Dr Cassandra Smith
1 MIN READ
published
March 2024
ECU researchers awarded funding to fuel future NHMRC success
A total of $4.73 million in funding has been awarded to 25 early and mid-career researchers under the Future Health...
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ros-sambell-ecec
3 MIN READ
published
February 2024
Urgent funding call to address early childhood nutrition
Recent studies have shed light on concerning issues regarding the quality of food provided in Early Childhood Education and Care...
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older-woman-heart
2 MIN READ
published
February 2024
Understanding rapid weight loss in older women: Message from the heart
Unexplained rapid weight loss in older people could be a sign of underlying disease and can be linked with increased...
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Dr Liezhou Zhong free-drying food
3 MIN READ
published
December 2023
ECU researchers awarded prestigious grant to tackle national health challenges
Three researchers from Edith Cowan University (ECU) have been awarded grant funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council...
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Dr Jack Dalla Via
2 MIN READ
published
December 2023
You “aorta” look beyond muscle and bone for falls and fracture risk: New AI algorithm identifies high risk older women
A new automated machine-learning algorithm has been developed by researchers at Edith Cowan University (ECU). The algorithm accurately assesses abdominal...
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falls-heart-muscle-health
0 MIN READ
published
November 2023
Getting to the heart of falls risk – CVD and musculoskeletal health
Around 33% of Australians aged 65 years and over fall each year, with one in five experiencing injuries such as...
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heart-aac
2 MIN READ
published
October 2023
ECU Associate Professor getting to the heart of healthy ageing
Associate Professor Josh Lewis has been awarded a 2023 Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellowship. Edith Cowan University (ECU) Associate Professor...
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Dr Mary Kennedy
2 MIN READ
published
October 2023
Cancer Council WA Postdoctoral Research Fellowship awarded to ECU’s Dr Mary Kennedy
Edith Cowan University (ECU) researcher Dr Mary Kennedy has been awarded $225,000 over the next three years in a bid...
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innovation-grants
1 MIN READ
published
October 2023
More than half a million dollars for ECU medical innovation
The State Government has announced $1.4 million will be awarded to WA's leading medical and health innovators through its Innovation...
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gut-health
1 MIN READ
published
August 2023
Funding futures in new clinical health innovations
Edith Cowan University (ECU) has been selected as the host university to lead innovative research into strategic and health priorities, including...
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Dr Marc Sim standing behind a bench with vegetables on it and windows in the background.
2 MIN READ
published
July 2023
Tall Poppy teaching others to stand tall
Edith Cowan University (ECU) medical and health researcher Dr Marc Sim has been selected as one of the outstanding early...
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touch-of-a-button
3 MIN READ
published
July 2023
AI to predict your health later in life — all at the press of a button
Thanks to artificial intelligence, we will soon be able to predict our risk of developing serious health conditions later in...
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teenagers-bone-health
3 MIN READ
published
June 2023
Using video games to get teens off the couch to build better bones and joints
Though they are often seen as being detrimental to healthy lifestyles in kids, video games may be a crucial element...
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nitrate-good-or-not
3 MIN READ
published
May 2023
Nitrate: healthy heart or cancer risk? Meet nutrition’s Jekyll and Hyde
Despite our understanding of nutrition expanding remarkably in recent times, few aspects of our diet continue to confuse and divide...
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dementia-warning
3 MIN READ
published
May 2023
Slowing down in your old age? It may be a dementia warning sign
It’s generally accepted we will lose muscle strength and slow down as we age, making it more difficult to perform...
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3d printed food.
0 MIN READ
published
February 2023
3D food printing to nourish vulnerable Australians
Poor nutrition contributes to more deaths globally than any other factor including smoking and inadequate physical activity. It is estimated...
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potatoes-source
3 MIN READ
published
December 2022
It’s not them, it’s you: Why potatoes don’t deserve their bad reputation
With low or no-carbohydrate diets rising in popularity in recent times, the humble potato is now regularly overlooked in favour...
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bone-health-vit-k
2 MIN READ
published
November 2022
Higher vitamin K intake linked to lower bone fracture risk late in life
Breaking bones can be lifechanging events — especially as we age, when hip fractures can become particularly damaging and result...
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flavonoids-health
3 MIN READ
published
November 2022
How black tea (and other favourites) may help your health later in life
A daily cup of tea could help you to enjoy better health late in life — however if you’re not...
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dementia-dexa
3 MIN READ
published
June 2022
Predicting the future: a quick, easy scan can reveal late-life dementia risk
Late-life dementia is becoming increasingly common in people after 80 years of age. A new long-term study has shown a...
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Stethoscope on a table with green vegetables
3 MIN READ
published
August 2021
Growing evidence of vitamin K benefits for heart health
New Edith Cowan University research has found that people who eat a diet rich in vitamin K have up to...
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Watermelon, bananas, oranges and apples on a table
2 MIN READ
published
June 2021
Growing evidence fruit may lower type 2 diabetes risk
Eating at least two serves of fruit daily has been linked with 36 per cent lower odds of developing type...
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healthy-eating-less-stress
2 MIN READ
published
May 2021
Eating more fruit and vegetables linked to less stress
Eating a diet rich in fruit and vegetables is associated with less stress, according to new research from Edith Cowan...
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