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Frailty and Healthy Ageing Research Showcase- 8 September 2017

In September we will be hosting a research showcase for consumers (65+ years). This will be an interesting event where consumers will be able to hear about the latest research and development that is being undertaken to help them live long and healthy lives. Date: Friday 8th September 217 Time: 10.00am-3.30pm (doors open at 9.30am) […]

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G-TRAC Newsletter Autumn 2016

Find out more about centre news and activities in our Autumn Newsletter

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G-TRAC Newsletter Spring 2015

Find out more about Centre news and activities in our Spring 2015 newsletter

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$50,000 Grant for Research into Ageing in 2015

Resthaven Inc. has made available one $50,000 Research Grant to be administered through the Adelaide G-TRAC Centre. The aim of this research grant opportunity is to support a linkage or partnership grant application for research commencing in 2015. Please note that this grant is a cash commitment. Funds will be released following evidence of success […]

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PhD Scholarship Opportunity: Australian Rotary Health

Australian Rotary Health have 1 PhD Scholarship available in South Australia within the following health area: Alzheimer’s Disease This PhD Scholarship is offered under our Funding Partner Program which is a three way financial commitment between a Rotary Club or District ($11,000pa), Australian Rotary Health (7,000pa), and the administering university or research institute ($11,000pa). The […]

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New gel to benefit millions of sinus sufferers worldwide

If you’ve never experienced the discomfort of chronic sinusitis, chances are you know someone who has. Affecting around 18% of Australians, its associated facial pain and pressure brings misery to millions. For many, surgery to enlarge the nasal passages leading to the sinus cavities is the only hope of relief. But even this fails in […]

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New hope is ‘launched’ in ongoing cancer battle

Few medical conditions evoke such fear and dread as cancer. Its many forms continue to account for a frightening number of deaths around the world, and treatment typically remains an arduous test for sufferers and their families. We are constantly seeking new hope in the battle against this fierce disease, and in 2011, the University of Adelaide […]

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Need for debate on when babies should eat solids

A University of Adelaide researcher says it’s time for Australia’s health authorities to rethink advice on how long women breastfeed their children exclusively. Dr Brian Symon, Clinical Senior Lecturer in General Practice at the University of Adelaide and an expert on young children’s sleeping problems, says there is growing evidence to suggest that exclusive breastfeeding may not […]

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Research Tuesdays – Pregnant Pause

Exploring important new questions emerging on life-creating infertility treatment Following the world’s first birth from in vitro fertilisation in 1978, the use of assisted reproductive technology (ART) rapidly became routine. Around 5 million individuals have now been born as a result of it, realising countless dreams of parenthood. And that figure’s rising at an increasing […]

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Men’s bladder problems may herald heart disease, diabetes

Men who regularly get up more than once a night to pee could be suffering from a range of health conditions, many of which can be treated if GPs look for them, according to University of Adelaide researchers. The condition, known as “nocturia”, is one sign of “overactive bladder syndrome”. “The need to urinate at […]

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