Flinders researchers in conjunction with the CSIRO are on the hunt for baby poo, which they hope may hold the key to treating one of the developing world’s most common childhood killers – acute diarrhoea.
Maintenance of bone health is an important issue for cancer survivors, yet it is currently poorly managed, according to Flinders University medical oncologist Professor Bogda Koczwara.
In the growing body of research that examines the experiences and needs of disaster victims, one group has been conspicuously absent from the studies: children.
Almost $7 million worth of grants – including six Future Fellowships – have been awarded to Flinders University researchers from the Australian Research Council (ARC).
Researchers from Flinders University are trying to find out whether boys’ participation in sports is driven by their parents’ perceptions of masculinity, and whether this impacts their overall wellbeing.
Pressure is mounting on the Federal Government to fund a growing number of high-cost cancer medications, a Flinders University researcher says.
When two patients are given the exact same dose of medication, their reaction to the drug – including how well it works and what side-effects it has – largely depends on the person.
Flinders University has received a $1.45 million Federal Government grant to rollout a dementia care training program in aged care homes nationwide.