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Wednesday, 01 July 2020.

Research in Focus: Discussing diabetes, palliative care and end of life care

Palliative care and advance care planning are important components of diabetes and other chronic disease management plans. Most people with diabetes do not have conversations about palliative/end...

Monday, 29 June 2020.

Research in Focus: A potential new screening tool for women at risk for progressive muscle loss

Sarcopenia is the loss of muscle mass, quality, and strength associated with ageing. It is progressive and is linked to physical disability, poor quality of life and earlier death. Studies suggest...

Monday, 29 June 2020.

Costa family donation brings clinical trials centre to life

Barwon Health has announced plans to open a new clinical trials centre that will create a focal point for researchers and improve access to cutting edge treatments. The centre has been funded with...

Wednesday, 24 June 2020.

Research in Focus: The potential protective effects of ketogenic diets in brain disorders

The ketogenic diet is a recognised therapy for epilepsy in children with poorly controlled seizures, as well as, more recently, in adults. It is a strict diet high in fats and low in carbohydrates,...

Monday, 22 June 2020.

Research in Focus: Ensuring accurate reference doses in radiation therapy

Radiation therapy uses a controlled dose of radiation to kill cancer cells, or damage them so they cannot grow, multiply or spread. The therapy is targeted to ensure that the cancer cells receive...

Monday, 01 June 2020.

Gut bacteria linked to anxiety-like behaviours in children

The Barwon Infant Study (BIS) – a collaboration between the Barwon Health Child Health Research Unit, Deakin University and the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute – is the first to show...

Monday, 01 June 2020.

Trial to see if gum can help patients with post operative nausea

Is chewing gum the answer to debilitating post-operative nausea? The Barwon Health Anaesthetics Research Team are participating in the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA)...

Friday, 25 January 2019.

Barwon Health researchers take out International Publishing Excellence Award

A Barwon Health and IMPACT Institute publication looking at links between diabetes and bone fracture risk has been recognised with an international publishing excellence award. The research, from...

Friday, 25 January 2019.

Barwon Health brings our research to the WHO

The Barwon Health Infectious Diseases Team, led by Professor Eugene Athan and A/Professor Daniel O’Brien, were invited to present their world leading research at the WHO Buruli Ulcer meeting in...
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