Gambling program reduces prison numbers

The Statewide Gambling Therapy Service, built on Flinders University research, is helping to reduce overcrowding in South Australian prisons. Success with the Gambling Intervention Program (GIP) […]

Focus on dengue vision problems

The first insights into dengue virus damage to the eye start the work needed to combat one of the important side effects in the infectious disease’s […]

Caring for patients at death’s door

Numbers of people dying in hospital without family present could be reduced if current practices were changed, according to the findings of a Flinders University research […]

Bongs, booze and baby boomers

Western countries are sitting on a timebomb of health and social issues arising from drug and alcohol overuse among baby boomers – the generation that won’t […]

Agents of change in dementia care

Flinders University is leading a national program to assist people living with dementia and their carers around Australia. The new Australian Government-funded project, with a $770,517 […]

Tall Poppy helping people cope with cancer

Effective cancer care needs more than medical treatments and should incorporate evidence-based psycho-social interventions, says 2017 South Australian Tall Poppy of Science Dr Lisa Beatty. With […]

Eureka moment for new cancer test

Pioneering cancer research at Flinders has led to development of a new blood test called Colvera, which is in the shortlist for a national Eureka science […]

Global views of biomechanics

A lecture by an international leader in biomedical engineering will cap off a busy week for Flinders’ Medical Devices Research Institute (MDRI) researchers. Eminent US Professor […]