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Researchers release global sleep apnoea study

The largest sleep study ever undertaken has found that the leading therapy for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP), does not reduce recurrent strokes and heart attacks in people with ...

Aug 29, 2016
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Food literacy can lead to a better diet

Food literacy, or understanding important details of what we eat, and why, can lead to a much more 'natural' and healthy diet – and even help to lose weight.

Aug 01, 2016
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Clock controls junk food appeal

When it comes to extra kilojoules, a little more self-restraint won't go astray as the day progresses. New research from Flinders University and Liverpool University has studied the urge to snack more later in the day, even ...

Jul 22, 2016
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Innovative game informs on heart disease

Arm and chest pain, cold sweat, nausea, dizziness and shortness of breath could all be signs of a pending heart attack, according to the new Flinders' School of Nursing and Midwifery iPad 'game.'

May 25, 2016
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Managing drug risks at youth music festivals

Education and harm minimisation strategies such as pill testing should be considered as a means of reducing the most risky behaviour of illicit drug use at large music and youth festivals, a Flinders University public health ...

Apr 18, 2016
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