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College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences
Led by Professor Maxine Whittaker, the College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences, as part of the Division of Tropical Health & Medicine, the College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences promotes, fosters, supports and administers quality teaching and research at James Cook University in the areas of:
On your bike?
Thu, 13 Jun 2019
A James Cook University researcher says a lack of suitable roads is a big reason why cycling participation rates in Australia and Queensland are so low.
Rescuers often driven by emotion
Tue, 11 Jun 2019
Scientists from James Cook University and Royal Life Saving Society - Australia have found reason can go out the window when people’s family members, children and pets are in trouble in the water, and people should be better trained in water rescue skills.
‘Stayin’ alive’ needs practice
Thu, 30 May 2019
James Cook University researchers have found that CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) skills deteriorate after just three months and refresher courses are needed if lives are to be saved.
Antioxidants protect hot hogs from sperm DNA damage
Tue, 7 May 2019
James Cook University researchers have developed a diet to help fix the love-life of sweltering pigs.
Fishy diagnostics for food allergy testing
Fri, 12 Apr 2019
James Cook University scientists have found material commonly used for fish allergy testing is unreliable - potentially putting lives at risk.