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New funding to fight allergies
Wed, 28 Sep 2022
James Cook University is part of a new national approach to fighting food allergies – something that affects at least one child in every classroom and up to 3 per cent of adults.

Study links caesareans and cardiovascular risk
Wed, 24 Aug 2022
A new study has found Australian children who were born via caesarean section (C-section) have a greater risk of cardiovascular disease and obesity, and it’s sparked a call to limit the increasingly popular practice.

JCU and Glencore join forces for critical turtle research
Mon, 22 Aug 2022
James Cook University (JCU) and Glencore have joined forces for a key research project that aims to protect the future of loggerhead sea turtles.

Heatwaves’ killer impact
Fri, 19 Aug 2022
James Cook University researchers have revealed heatwaves are Australia’s deadliest natural disaster and that the country has more to do to prepare for the events after a study found mortality, hospital, emergency and ambulance demand increase significantly across the country during heatwave periods.

Keto therapy clinical trials
Wed, 27 Jul 2022
James Cook University researchers will undertake clinical trials to determine whether a diet high in fat and low in carbohydrates could be used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

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