University of Adelaide

Prostate cancer biomarkers identified in seminal fluid

(Medical Xpress)—Improved diagnosis and management of one of the most common cancers in men - prostate cancer - could result from research at the University of Adelaide, which has discovered that seminal ...

Jun 06, 2014
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Why are girl babies winning in the battle for survival?

Sexual inequality between boys and girls starts as early as in the mother's womb – but how and why this occurs could be a key to preventing higher rates of preterm birth, stillbirth and neonatal death among ...

May 27, 2014
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Deli meats show signs of poor hygiene

Hygienic food handling and standard food safety protocols are not being practiced at many of Adelaide's supermarket delicatessens, according to a University of Adelaide study.

May 26, 2014
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Grandparents need to negotiate on child care

Grandparents derive great benefits from providing informal child care to their grandchildren, but often feel left out of the loop and out of pocket as a result, according to research from the University of Adelaide.

May 20, 2014
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More action to prevent Indigenous deaths in custody

Key recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (RCIADIC) are yet to be addressed 23 years after the report was handed down, according to University of Adelaide architectural anthropologist, ...

May 09, 2014
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Lead exposure only part of the story for Port Pirie kids

(Medical Xpress)—New research from the University of Adelaide shows that while childhood lead exposure in the South Australian city of Port Pirie has been a significant factor in their cognitive and mental health development, ...

May 08, 2014
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Scientists find new genes on male sex chromosomes

Scientists are a step closer to discovering what determines the sex of Australia's iconic platypus and echidna, after an international study involving researchers from the University of Adelaide and UNSW Australia unravelled ...

Apr 24, 2014
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