University of Adelaide

Pregnant women not following nutrition guidelines

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have made a remarkable discovery: no pregnant women were found to be correctly following the Australian Dietary Guidelines on consumption of the "five food groups", despite almost ...

Aug 14, 2015
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Children not immunised due to socioeconomic barriers

Almost one in 10 Australian infants are at risk of severe infections because they are not up-to-date with their immunisations. According to new research at the University of Adelaide, infants from socially disadvantaged backgrounds ...

Aug 06, 2015
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The implications of genetic testing

In the past decade major developments have been made in cancer genetics with the identification of inherited mutations, along with advances in cancer screening, surveillance and prevention. However with these advances come ...

Aug 05, 2015
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How St. John's Wort can make you sick

St John's Wort can produce the same adverse reactions as antidepressants, and serious side effects can occur when the two are taken together, according to new University of Adelaide research.

Jul 01, 2015
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Early death twice as likely for disadvantaged Australians

People living in low socioeconomic areas in Australian capital cities are almost twice as likely to die prematurely and almost five times more likely to be receiving unemployment benefits than people living in the most advantaged ...

Jun 25, 2015
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Outsmarting advanced prostate cancer

International research involving the University of Adelaide has helped explain how tumour cells become resistant to common therapies used in the treatment of prostate cancer.

Jun 12, 2015
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