Food-focused phone apps help families

Ensuring healthy family meals can be greatly helped by mobile phone apps, mainly due to the appeal of the best apps’ time-saving qualities for busy parents, […]

Virus tests support masks against COVID-19

Testing of commonly available fabric masks has found they significantly reduce the number of aerosolised viruses a wearer could be exposed to. The Flinders University study, […]

Giant spider promises IBS relief

Molecules from the venom of one of the world’s largest spiders are helping researchers tailor pain blockers for people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Researchers screened […]

World’s largest eating disorder gene screen

Australian researchers are seeking more than 3,500 volunteers for the world’s largest eating disorders genetics investigation in a bid to further pinpoint genes influencing risk of […]

Tiniest kangaroo in symposium spotlight

Unlocking an evolutionary puzzle through studying tropical Australia’s musky rat-kangaroos, the only living macropodoid that does not hop, is the focus of Flinders University PhD student […]

Heartburn treatment a poor match to cancer drug

Use of a common heartburn treatment in bladder cancer patients has been linked to significantly poorer health outcomes when patients are simultaneously taking a frequently prescribed […]

Youths beware of bullying by best friends

We wouldn’t expect best friends to bully each other – but they can in unexpected ways. Sometimes, bullying behaviour by young people that would usually be […]