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Supervision fail – mobile phone use puts kids in the pool at risk

Friday, 19 February 2021

New Edith Cowan University (ECU) research has shed light on the quality of supervision at public swimming pools in Western Australia with almost one quarter of caregivers distracted by mobile phones, and women faring worse than men.

Discovery of biomarker could help predict Alzheimer’s years before symptoms emerge

Thursday, 18 February 2021

A unique brain protein measured in the blood could be used to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease decades before symptoms develop, according to new Edith Cowan University (ECU) research.

Exercise now proven to have mental health benefits for prostate cancer

Tuesday, 16 February 2021

New Edith Cowan University (ECU) research has found that exercise not only has physical benefits for men with prostate cancer, it also helps reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety.

Forrest scholarship paves way to future spinal injury treatment

Friday, 22 January 2021

Investigating how people with spinal cord injuries could one day walk again is the focus of a prestigious Forrest Scholarship awarded to an Edith Cowan University (ECU) student this week.

New research reveals early warning sign for heart disease

Thursday, 14 January 2021

The build-up of calcium in a major artery outside of the heart could predict future heart attack or stroke, a new Edith Cowan University led study has demonstrated.

Boost for stroke recovery research

Wednesday, 13 January 2021

An Edith Cowan University researcher investigating an overlooked condition in stroke survivors will use a grant worth almost $250,000 to commence a new study based in Perth.

Simple measurement could transform injury rehabilitation

Monday, 23 November 2020

Researchers from Edith Cowan University (ECU) have found a simple way to analyse the effectiveness of exercise training that could one day be conducted easily at a local gym or physio.

Uncovering Australia’s hidden epidemic

Tuesday, 10 November 2020

Edith Cowan University (ECU) is teaming up with renowned British TV presenter and author Dr Michael Mosley to help Australians understand their risk of type 2 diabetes.

Exercising one arm has twice the benefits

Tuesday, 27 October 2020

New research from Edith Cowan University (ECU) has revealed that training one arm can improve strength and decrease muscle loss in the other arm – without even moving it.

A promising new tool in the fight against melanoma

Tuesday, 20 October 2020

An Edith Cowan University (ECU) study has revealed that a key blood marker of cancer could be used to select the most effective treatment for melanoma.

Sweet success for scientist

Monday, 12 October 2020

An Edith Cowan University (ECU) scientist has been honoured with a prestigious biomedical science award for her world-leading melanoma research.

Helping WA breed the world’s best apple

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

New research from Edith Cowan University (ECU) is paving the way to develop Western Australia’s next super healthy apple.

Experts call for national approach to healthy eating in childcare

Friday, 18 September 2020

ECU nutrition experts have called for national consistency in food provision within Australian childcare centres amid concerns many young children may not be getting the right balance of healthy food at a critical stage of their growth and development.

Quality over quantity in recovering language after stroke

Monday, 07 September 2020

New Edith Cowan University (ECU) research has found that intensive therapy is not necessarily best when it comes to treating the loss of language and communication in early recovery after a stroke.

ECU’s Healing Right Way program shares F.A.S.T. message for National Stroke Week

Tuesday, 01 September 2020

The Stroke Foundation has teamed up with ECU’s Healing Right Way study to help more people become F.A.S.T. Heroes for National Stroke Week.

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