Queensland University of Technology

Exercise is the best medicine: QUT study

Women would benefit from being prescribed exercise as medicine, according to a QUT study that revealed moderate to high intensity activity is essential to reducing the risk of death in older women.

Jul 11, 2014
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Mushroom compound suppresses prostate tumors

A mushroom used in Asia for its medicinal benefits has been found to be 100 per cent effective in suppressing prostate tumour development in mice during early trials, new Queensland University of Technology ...

May 23, 2011
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Mums trust mums on the net, according to study

Facebook groups for mothers are overtaking the traditional mums-and-bubs and playgroup environments as a source of trusted advice, and offers a largely untapped marketing tool for businesses wanting to sell ...

Aug 20, 2014
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Neuroscientist develops brain vitality index

Why is it we are happy to talk about our physical health, like exercise and diet but we are not comfortable talking about brain health? One measure of body health is the body mass index (BMI) but what single ...

Jul 28, 2014
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