Researcher uncovers healthcare ‘gold mine’
Tue, 25 Sep 2018
A James Cook university researcher says telemedicine is providing better care at lower cost for diabetes patients in rural and remote areas - boosting the health of patients, saving them money and taking pressure off the health budget.
Labour pain relief: epidural or not?
Thu, 6 Sep 2018
A new study has found that many women believe society frowns on them having an epidural during labour, but that does not stop them requesting the pain-relieving procedure.
Enlisting pharmacists to help close the gap
Wed, 5 Sep 2018
New medical research shows the potentially life-saving benefits of integrating pharmacists within Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services to improve chronic disease management.
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.