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.'

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Showcase

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
Professor Julie Pasco

Geelong study challenges

Tue, 19 Nov 2013 17:36:00 +1100
Debate over international definitions for diagnosing osteoporosis. Read more
Deakin University Early Researchers Dr Vanessa Vaughan, Dr Weiwei Lei and Dr Sarah Shigdar with their awards.

Smart Geelong Researcher of the Year Awards 2013

Mon, 18 Nov 2013 22:43:00 +1100
Multiple prizes for Deakin University researchers. Read more
Professor Michael Berk

A New Approach to Bipolar Depression

Fri, 08 Nov 2013 17:37:00 +1100
Do you have bipolar disorder and are looking for something more than your usual treatment? Read more
This event showed easy to understand messages regarding healthy bones, and was based upon recommended guidelines promoted by Osteoporosis Australia, says Dr Sharon Brennan.

An oversized jigsaw

Tue, 29 Oct 2013 11:15:00 +1100
World Osteoporosis Day project engages with community. Read more
Dr Olivia Dean

How do drugs becomes medicine?

Tue, 15 Oct 2013 12:06:00 +1100
Deakin's experts to explain at special forum. Read more

A new approach to depression

Tue, 08 Oct 2013 16:05:00 +1100
Do you have depression and are looking for something more than your usual treatment? Read more
Professor Julie Pasco

Combined effort

Tue, 01 Oct 2013 13:00:00 +1000
Researchers and Geelong community help find new way to detect coeliac disease. Read more
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22nd January 2014