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Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia video on exercise and cancer

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australia. There are thousands of men currently undergoing treatment for prostate cancer. One effective treatment is called hormone therapy. It stops the cancer growing by reducing testosterone levels. Unfortunately, hormone therapy has some side effects that make life difficult for the men who take it.

Free personalised nutrition advice

The Master of Nutrition and Dietetics program at ECU provides free, student-led dietetic consultations for adults who would like help in understanding and managing their general health or chronic diseases.

Recovering arm function in stroke survivors

Research study aims to determine the effectiveness of cross-training in upper limb motor and functioning in stroke survivors using eccentric strength training.

Weight loss for prostate cancer patients

Participants required for prostate cancer research study.

Why infants fall in the water

PhD candidate Carolina Burnay from the School of Medical and Health Sciences won the People's Choice Award at Universities Australia's Pitch It Clever Competition.

Latest university news

Been hacked? We'd like to hear from you

Almost a third of Australians were impacted by cybercrime in recent years, the personal and emotional cost of which is largely unknown … but one Edith Cowan University Honours student is aiming to find out.

Mother, education officer, documentary star and now scholarship winner

Midland mother of nine Daniella Borg works full time as an Aboriginal Education Officer, stars in SBS docu-series Family Rules, is nearing the end of her degree and can now add scholarship winner to her list of achievements.

What do sick kids really need in hospital?

Researchers at ECU’s School of Nursing have developed the first diagnostic tool to measure children’s self-reported psychosocial, physical and emotional needs in paediatric wards.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

🤰 Can you help or know expecting mothers who can? Our Mothers Adopting Midwifery Students (MAMS) program needs participants from Perth 35 weeks…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Have you been hacked? ECU Psychology Honours student Alexa Palassis is seeking participants whose digital identities have been compromised for her…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Have you saved the date? Our Mount Lawley and WAAPA #ECUOpenDay is in just under a month 🎭

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