Fractured lives

Men express less satisfaction with their quality of life after suffering a fracture.

Heavy metal and the blues

IMPACT researchers find a connection between cadmium and depression.

Muscle or fat?

Young men are less healthy than we thought - research shows an alarming increase in obesity.

You are what you eat

Deakin expert sets her sights on the food industry in 'The Conversation.'

Contact us
Email:

berkoffice@barwonhealth.org.au

Phone:

+61 4215 3320

Mail:

IMPACT Strategic Research Centre (Barwon Health)
Deakin University
School of Medicine
PO Box 281
Geelong Victoria 3220

Showcase

Dr Olivia Dean

IMPACT on RRR

Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:36:00 +1000
Dr Olivia Dean chatted with Triple R Radio about trials of new treatments for depression. Read more
Professor Julie Pasco

Osteoporosis - don't shrug it off!

Mon, 23 Jun 2014 11:01:00 +1000
IMPACT researchers discover that many with osteoporosis don't know they have it. Read more
Dr Adrienne O'Neil

Teething problems

Wed, 07 May 2014 16:02:00 +1000
Deakin researchers find a connection between poor dental health and depression. Read more
Associate Professor Felice Jacka

Gut reactions

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:08:00 +1000
A new study will examine connections between diet and depression. Read more
Dr Shu Fen Wong received an NHMRC scholarship to work on cancer treatment preferences.

NHMRC scholarship coup for Deakin

Wed, 12 Mar 2014 16:27:00 +1100
Four researchers from the Faculty of Health have received NHMRC scholarships. Read more
Ms Shae Quirk

Lifting the lid on personality disorders

Wed, 05 Mar 2014 10:45:00 +1100
An NHMRC scholarship will help Impact researcher Shae Quirk to uncover the mysteries of personality disorders. Read more
Dr Sharon Brennan

No bones about arthritis risk

Wed, 19 Feb 2014 09:38:00 +1100
Women with rheumatoid arthritis found to have greater risk of bone fracture. Read more

Man power lost as obesity grows

Mon, 06 Jan 2014 16:28:00 +1100
Obesity in men is clearly on the rise, but an even more alarming finding is that while body fat has increased, muscles and bones have deteriorated. Read more
Deakin researcher and psychologist Dr Lana Williams

Making the connection

Fri, 20 Dec 2013 17:14:00 +1100
Increased risk of bone fractures for those with psychiatric disorders. Read more
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Lee Astheimer

2013 - The year that was

Wed, 18 Dec 2013 10:10:00 +1100
Reflecting on a year of growth and achievement. Read more
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