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Disease connection discovery could point to better health

Research linking global health challenges – depression and chronic lung disease – suggest screening for both simultaneously could improve outcomes for patients.


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Study of Bali Bombing survivors points way to new support programs

A decade after the 2002 Bali Bombing a landmark study has found Australians directly affected by the terrorist attack had relatively good physical health but high rates of psychological distress.


Office Workers

Study finds a link between a static life and health strife

Office workers, truck drivers and couch potatoes beware: a University of Western Sydney study has found that that men who spend more than four hours of each day sitting down are more likely to experience chronic disease.


Safer Internet Day

Teens as teachers: Parents brush up on online safety

In time for Safer Internet Day, research from the University of Western Sydney and the Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre has revealed that young people are well aware of the risks of being online.


Beatboxing

Researchers reveal the science behind beatboxing

As far as astounding your friends and family, it’s hard to go past human ‘beatboxing’. The art of producing amazingly life-like percussion sounds.


Light in trees

Climate changing for bug battle in Western Sydney

Climate and environmental change could be giving some insects the advantage over trees – resulting in vast tracts of woodlands with mature eucalypts losing leaves.


Caring at End of Life team

Researchers create a digital story of dying at home

Researchers at the University of Western Sydney have created a heartfelt digital story that explores the way that family, friends and the community come together to care.


Croaka Loka

Some good can grow from the ashes: Using the bushfires as a learning opportunity for young children

An expert in early childhood education at the University of Western Sydney says the devastation caused by the bushfires could be used as an opportunity...(read more)



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