Mums with autistic kids twice as likely to be unemployed
Wed, 8 Aug 2018
Mothers of school-age children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are twice as likely to be out of work than mothers of children without ASD, and James Cook University researchers have been investigating why.
Managing the health of women who have undergone female genital mutilation
Mon, 23 Jul 2018
An increase in refugees from countries that practice female genital mutilation is likely to challenge Townsville healthcare professionals and a James Cook University medical student is determined to ensure they are prepared.
Junior doctor fights deadly disease
Wed, 18 Jul 2018
A James Cook University researcher has received funding to investigate an early warning system for a disease that kills approximately 2000 Australians every year.
Tracking breast cancer in the Far North
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
A James Cook University medical student is researching what factors influence the survival of breast cancer victims in Far North Queensland, where there is a higher than national average mortality rate for the disease.
How to heal refugees
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
A James Cook University medical student is conducting groundbreaking research into how to better meet the healthcare needs of newly arrived refugees in North Queensland.