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Public Health

Audit of food donations prompts call for new nutrition and safety standards

New Curtin University research that analysed a whopping 85,000 kilograms of food donated to Foodbank WA over five days has…

Public Health

Death toll shows extreme air pollution events a growing urban threat

New Curtin University-led research has estimated that 1454 avoidable deaths (one person every five days) occurred in Australian capital cities…

Public Health

Loneliness: Research targeting a growing public health crisis

Emerging as a serious public health concern across the world, loneliness is defined as an unpleasant emotional state characterised by…

Public Health

Climate change could be impacting babies’ birthweight for gestational age

Climate change could pose a big risk to Australians’ reproductive health with a new, large-scale Curtin University study revealing a…


Supporting dads’ mental wellness vital for healthy kids: global review

A global review of studies involving more than seven million fathers, including Australians, and their children has confirmed a significant…


Urgent action needed to further improve child survival in Ethiopia: study

New global research on child mortality rates in Ethiopia shows while there has been a significant decline in these rates…


98% of TikTok videos promote vaping, putting teens at risk: study

New Curtin University research has found TikTok’s policies on the promotion of vaping are frequently violated, putting the social media…


Fresh hope for Australians living with chronic back pain

Long-term sufferers of chronic back pain experienced dramatic reductions in pain and related disability that remained at their one-year follow-up…

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander

New projects to fight lung infections and boost Indigenous physical activity

Curtin University researchers will develop and for the first time test in humans new treatments for lung infections that are…


Weight bias among healthcare students could impact future care

New Curtin University-led research has found Australian healthcare students often hold negative attitudes and beliefs towards people living with obesity,…

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