Plus and minus reading times

Reading in the morning may accelerate nearsightedness or myopia, new research from Flinders University optometry experts indicates. “Our results show that changes in the length of the […]

Casting light on better bowels

A novel light therapy is being investigated as an alternative to prescription drugs to relieve chronic constipation and other intestinal disorders which affect millions of patients […]

Keeping watch on mental health

Increasingly popular smart watches can be used to help clinicians identify early warning signs of mental health disorders and monitor the success of treatment. Used by […]

High distinction for PhD theses

Focusing on critical issues such as unhealthy eating behaviour and prostate cancer treatment, 12 outstanding Flinders University students have been awarded the Vice-Chancellor’s Prize for Doctoral […]

An extra voice for bedside care

A family member or close friend is often well placed to detect a sudden or life-threatening change in the condition of a hospital patient. But some […]

Indigenous response to health equity

Social inequality health expert Sir Michael Marmot has seen some of the benefits of ‘Aboriginal health in Aboriginal hands’ during a visit to Central Australia this […]

Lest we forget: 100 years of war veteran care

Australia’s 100-year history of repatriation services for returned servicemen and women has been outlined in a new Department of Veterans’ Affairs history book. Ahead of ANZAC […]