Flinders University

Thin people get diabetes too

Pointing the finger at fat as the major or sole contributor to contracting type 2 diabetes is misleading and wrongly promotes the idea that the condition is entirely self-induced, research at Flinders University has found.

Aug 05, 2013
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Screening Aussie toddlers' diets

A Flinders University researcher has developed a new risk assessment tool to identify Australian toddlers with poor diets.

Jul 22, 2013
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Coping strategies for new nurses

(Medical Xpress)—Empowering graduate nurses with self-coping strategies to help them adjust to the workforce is the focus of a new Flinders University research project.

Jul 22, 2013
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Epilepsy discrimination still rife

People with epilepsy continue to face high rates of stigma and discrimination, particularly in the workplace, according to Flinders University disability expert Dr Michelle Bellon.

May 28, 2013
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Research to end asbestos-related cancer

Scientists from Flinders University are trying to develop a new treatment for a highly aggressive, asbestos-related lung cancer that is set to become more prevalent in the future.

May 16, 2013
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Blindness more than a pain in the neck

(Medical Xpress)—Surveys regularly reveal that, when asked about their greatest fear, people nominate blindness as one of the two things they dread most (cancer being the other).

Apr 05, 2013
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National bowel screen program saves lives

(Medical Xpress)—Flinders University health experts are calling on the Federal Government to accelerate the roll out of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP), following a landmark report which ...

Apr 02, 2013
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When the cost of healthy eating gets too high

Preaching the benefits of healthy eating has little point when the cost of purchasing healthy foods in South Australia can cost as much as a third of a low-earner's income, according to Flinders University ...

Feb 25, 2013
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Society to blame for binge drinking

Peer pressure has long been blamed for binge drinking among teenagers, yet new research from Flinders University reveals it may not be the root of the problem.

Feb 18, 2013
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