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What every woman needs to know in the battle against breast cancer: public seminars

21-03-2017 Doctors and health professionals could face legal consequences in the future for failing to provide women with information on their breast density which, research shows, indicates breast cancer risk and masks detection by mammogram.

What to do in a disaster: new must-have guide for health professionals

21-03-2017 A world-first grass-roots guide for doctors, nurses, paramedics and other health professionals will give them a much-needed common language to deal with the growing number of natural and man-made disasters worldwide.

Robots, reef-builders and really fun science – QUT at the World Science Festival

20-03-2017 Don’t just see the world’s first robot to target crown-of-thorns starfish (COTS) – press the button and fire its injection arm yourself at the World Science Festival Brisbane (WSFB)!

Snuggle, run or cry: What’s your ‘normal’ after sex?

08-03-2017 A new QUT study is looking to lift the covers off people’s feelings, emotions and actions immediately after sexual activity.

QUT joins new intelligent transport centre

07-03-2017 QUT will join a new research and development centre designed to deliver better transport systems for Australia, after today’s announcement by the Federal Government of a $55 million grant to establish the iMOVE Collaborative Research Centre.

Big tick for hospital at home but Queenslanders slow on the uptake

22-02-2017 Treating acutely ill patients at home, rather than in hospital, could slash treatment costs by up to 50 per cent and reduce mortality rates by 20 per cent, research has found.

Can a robot help you lose weight?: Join QUT study to find out

21-02-2017 Would you be more comfortable talking to a robot about your bad eating habits than a real person?

Carbs during workouts help immune system recovery

16-02-2017 Eating carbohydrates during intense exercise helps to minimise exercise-induced immune disturbances and can aid the body’s recovery, QUT research has found.

New Year’s resolutions: have yours gone up in smoke?

16-02-2017 It’s more than halfway through February and for many those hopeful New Year’s resolutions to make some positive changes have fallen by the wayside. A QUT neuroscientist may have the answer to sticking with them long-term.

Melanoma research breakthrough gives hope to treatment

07-02-2017 A QUT-driven project has identified the way in which melanoma cells spread, opening up new pathways to treatment via drugs to ‘turn off’ the invasive gene.

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