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  • iron-rich foods

    High on iron? It stops anaemia but has a downside

    A global study looking at the role that iron plays in 900 diseases has uncovered the impact of both low and high iron levels – and the news is mixed.


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  • Prof Pitson UniSA's new Chair in Brain Tumour Research

    SA to lead gold standard testing to improve lethal brain tumour treatments

    Through the new NRF Chair in Brain Tumour Research at University of South Australia, Adelaide will become the launch pad for a new personalised approach for glioblastoma treatments – the most lethal form of brain cancer.


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  • Murray-Darling Basin drought

    Research reveals droughts becoming the norm in more of SA

    Despite Adelaide experiencing its wettest day in more than two years this month, a new study by UniSA shows droughts are becoming longer and more severe in South Australia.


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  • Solar car design

    UniSA and Balaklava High School collaborate on solar car initiative

    The University of South Australia will be working with Balaklava High School to develop a new integrated learning program that will see staff and students at the school build a solar car to compete in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. 


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  • healthy food. Photo by Edgar Castrejon on Unsplash

    How to get the nutrients you need without eating as much red meat

    If you’re a red meat-eater, there’s a good chance you’re eating more of it than you should. At last count, Australians ate an average of 81 grams of red meat per day.


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  • Kyle Chalmers is one of a number of high-profile student-athletes studying at UniSA. Photo: Swimming Australia / Delly Carr.

    How uni is helping Kyle in and beyond the pool

    From 4am wake-ups to late night finishes and sporadic international travel, the life of an elite athlete is unlike any other.


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  • Polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) have a range of uses including in firefighting foam but have been implicated in a variety of health issues.

    Major breakthrough to help clean up toxic PFAS pollution

    A joint research project between UniSA and Flinders University has developed a new technique to clean up waterways contaminated by firefighting foam.


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  • Man using an inhaler

    Asthmatics failing to cough up for medicines, putting health at risk

    Half of all adults and a third of children with asthma are missing out on essential treatment due to out-of-pocket costs, a new Australian study has found.


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