Swinburne University of Technology

Overweight & Obesity

Rethinking the health and weight debate

Swinburne researchers are part of a new wave of health professionals challenging our perception of weight and health. While it's long been thought that fatness is unhealthy, and skinniness is healthy, research shows this ...

Medical research

A soft touch for mending broken bones

Silk is an unlikely substitute for steel in any context, but for bone fractures, it may just be the perfect thing.

Medical research

Biomarkers could spell the end of anorexia nervosa

Researchers from the Swinburne Anorexia Nervosa (SWAN) Research Group have discovered what is believed to be the first biomarker for anorexia nervosa. Biomarkers are typically used in the detection and treatment of physical ...

Diabetes

Plants may be key to diabetes treatment

(Medical Xpress) -- With the growing worldwide incidence of diabetes, a new study reveals that traditional Aboriginal and Indian plant extracts show potential for managing the disease.

Neuroscience

Multivitamin lifts brain activity, memory

(Medical Xpress)—A daily multivitamin supplement may improve brain efficiency in older women, according to new research from Swinburne University of Technology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Combating gastroenteritis

Gastroenteritis from food borne illness is a major public health concern both in Australia and overseas, and Swinburne University of Technology researchers are working on the early detection of bacteria that significantly ...

Neuroscience

Neuromarketing

Marketers are using neuroscience to create advertising which speaks directly to your brain.

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