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Teens heed smoke signals
Thu, 18 Apr 2019
A unique study by James Cook University researchers has found that teen smokers are still deterred by graphic warnings on cigarette packets – even as the impact is starting to wear off on older people.
Breast is best - but don’t stress
Thu, 28 Mar 2019
New research has cast doubt on medical advice commonly given to pregnant women with diabetes.
Eating fish may help prevent asthma
Tue, 19 Mar 2019
A James Cook University scientist says an innovative study has revealed new evidence that eating fish can help prevent asthma.
Big data takes aim at a big human problem
Wed, 13 Mar 2019
A James Cook University scientist is part of an international team that’s used new ‘big data’ analysis to achieve a major advance in understanding neurological disorders such as Epilepsy, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.
Real-time genetic tests could be game changer
Thu, 7 Mar 2019
In a move that could revolutionise patient care, James Cook University researchers will be trialling the use of hand-held genetic testing devices in hospitals to catch deadly diseases before they get out of control.