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End of Life Law for Clinicians course

31-01-2019 Some people receiving end of life care may not receive adequate pain and symptom relief when some clinicians who, unsure of the law, under-medicate due to concerns about legal liability.

Drug shows promise to treat diet-induced osteoarthritis

30-01-2019 QUT scientists have found that a drug derived from omega-3 fatty acids can reduce osteoarthritis inflammation that’s been caused by a high-fat diet.

Eating clean in 2019

03-01-2019 Healthy eating is a lifelong commitment and if you are setting new goals for 2019 and want to get rid of the effects of Christmas/ New Year excess eating, QUT dietitian Dr Helen Vidgen has some indispensable tips.

Prawn shells from waste to wonder wound healer

20-12-2018 The stinkiest waste item ever – prawn, crab and lobster shells – could soon be made into an anti-microbial wound cover to combat superbugs and help faster healing with less scarring, and potentially a haemostatic bandage that rapidly stops bleeding.

Could smart wearables prevent dangerous sunburn?

20-12-2018 Getting sunburnt could be another rebellious rite of passage for young people, says QUT public health researcher Dr Elke Hacker who is testing new UV detection wearables to try to make sun safety part of daily routine. 


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