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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

Bright sparks gain a taste of uni life

Around 450 gifted and talented Year 4 students from across the Northern Metropolitan Region kickstarted their induction into the Department of Education’s Primary Extension and Challenge (PEAC) program at ECU.

Diet, not exercise, may be key to addressing our biggest cause of liver disease

Researchers have found that a chronic disease affecting up to 80 per cent of overweight people may be causing an iron deficiency that simply leaves them too tired to get off the couch.

This VR project helping paramedics deal with disasters just won a top tech award

An ECU project which uses Virtual Reality (VR) to help paramedics deal with natural disasters and terrorist attacks has won a prestigious technology award.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

😍 So amazing to see the final year works by our graduating Fashion at ECU, Design at ECU, Advertising, Visual Arts and Animation students online…

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🍿 Thrillers, Hustlers and Christmas movies? The week ahead for Telethon Community Cinemas at our ECU Joondalup Pines outdoor cinema 🍿🍿

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Nearly one in five Australian teens performs poorly in literacy, and that number is growing. Is it time for a rethink in the way Australian schools…

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