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Work-ready graduate gets the edge

Exercise and Sports Science graduate, Tom James-Wallace, secures a job after completing an internship with the WA Football Commission.

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Funding boost for new approaches to cancer treatment

Projects to improve the detection and treatment of cancer have received $334,000 from the Cancer Council.

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Exercise can improve cancer recovery and reduce health-care costs

Exercising before surgery not only improves patient outcomes, but can also help drive down the cost of healthcare. Dr Favil Singh explains how.

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Exercise eccentrically for possible brain boost

A novel way of exercising may help slow the onset of dementia.

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Is hi-lo milk really better for you?

The health benefits of low-fat dairy products compared to regular fat dairy have been called into question by a new ECU study.

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Can we use a simple blood test to detect cancer?

Researchers have long dreamed of a blood test that could detect cancer. Dr Elin Gray explains how, for certain types of cancer, this dream is becoming a reality.

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How does a paleo diet affect your gut health?

We know a paleo diet can help us lose weight but PhD candidate Angela Genoni wants to learn about potential long term health impacts of the diet.

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Ready, set, Run For It!

It’s time to dust off your running shoes and crazy costumes for ECU’s newest family-friendly event – Run For It!

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Good luck to Enactus Edith Cowan University! Theyre in Toronto about to represent Australia in the Enactus World Cup :D ECU's Enactus team is made up …

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Are you in Sydney and considering a career in Counter Terrorism Security or Intelligence Chat to course coordinator Jeff Corkill about ECUs course…

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The Jamie's Ministry of Food Australia Mobile Kitchen is coming to Belmont for its fourth stop in Western Australia! The team will be running a 7…

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