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Looking for Honours Information

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Honours Information at The Hub Pop Up Shop Tuesday 18th October 10am to 3pm & Thursday 20th October 10am to 3pm

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New Professor Tony McMichael Memorial Prize – Master of Public Health

On Thursday 2nd June the School of Public Health had the great honour of presenting the inaugural Professor Tony McMichael Memorial Prize to Jodi Gray. This prize was established with great thanks to Prof McMichael’s wife, Associate Professor Judith Healy, and is an annual student award for excellence in the completion of our Master of […]

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Studying Medicine at the University of Adelaide

Get an insight into studying Medicine at the University of Adelaide. Hear from our Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery students discussing their experiences as medical students at the University of Adelaide. Watch YouTube videos

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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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Doctors, Robots and the Outback!

Adelaide to Outback General Practice training program are recording a radio show called Doctors, Robots and the Outback. The radio show will involve an expert panel of doctors who will discuss how to encourage more doctors to work in outback Australia and whether or not there are alternatives for the human doctor. In collaboration with Dr […]

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IQ link to baby’s weight gain in first month

New research from the University of Adelaide shows that weight gain and increased head size in the first month of a baby’s life is linked to a higher IQ at early school age. The study was led by University of Adelaide Public Health researchers, who analysed data from more than 13,800 children who were born […]

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Incontinence takes mental toll on younger women

New research from the University of Adelaide shows middle-aged women are more likely to suffer depression from a common medical problem that they find too embarrassing to talk about: urinary incontinence. However, help is available for women if they seek medical advice, researchers say. In a study of the experiences of women with urinary incontinence, […]

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Rural scholar urges students to ‘give back’

Dr Martin Downs Medical graduate and psychiatrist-in-training Dr Martin Downs counts himself among “the lucky ones” to have studied Medicine at the University of Adelaide. The former Mt Gambier resident and Rural Bonded Scholar says the outstanding facilities, curricula and student culture at Adelaide both inspired and fulfilled him, leading to lifelong friendships and a […]

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Stroke rates decline but many still preventable

The rate of strokes suffered by Australians has dropped over the past 20 years, while strokes caused by an irregular heartbeat now account for one third of all strokes, according to new research led by the University of Adelaide. The results of a major stroke incidence study are published in this month’s issue of the […]

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Partnership project highlights child development

A major study into children’s health and development led by University of Adelaide researchers has been announced today by the Minister for Health, the Hon. Tanya Plibersek. Ms Plibersek made the announcement at the University of Adelaide, where she met with grant recipient Professor John Lynch (School of Population Health), and singled out this study as […]

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