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Concerned about your health? Unsure about where to start? Do you just need some help?
The Life! program at Deakin University might be just what you need!
You will receive one individual health coaching session followed by five group sessions to help you with the following areas:
Maggots at Deakin's Waurn Ponds campus will be put to work on Bairnsdale ulcer wounds, to eat away dead flesh and improve healing in a pilot study being developed with Barwon Health.
Deakin microbiologist and researcher Dr Melanie Thomson yesterday said maggot use was just one olden-day remedy that could be employed in the apocalyptic age of antibiotic resistance and superbugs.
From the Geelong Advertiser
Geelong Advertiser - Old therapy may heal wounds
Nobel Laureate Peter Doherty will be delivering the 2013 Deakin School of Medicine Oration. The oration will focus on the interface between Killer Pathogens that threaten human lives and the set of Killer T white blood cells that function to maintain our body’s integrity.
6.00pm, Tuesday 13 August 2013,
Geelong Clinical School Lecture Theatre, Ryrie Street, Geelong (Entry via Kitchener House).
The Oration is open to the public and admission is free.
Register online at deakin.edu.au/health/medicine/oration by Monday 29th July 2013.