Farmers typically do not consider coloured sorghum grain ideal for feeding to pigs but the grain could be the answer to battling obesity and other chronic diseases in humans, Curtin University researchers have found.
Professor Mike Daube, Director of Curtin University’s Public Health Advocacy Institute, has been presented the 2012 Luther L. Terry Distinguished Career Award at the 15th World Conference on Tobacco or Health held in Singapore last week.
A Curtin University Professor has been awarded the 2010 Research Australia Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition and honour of the support he has given to health policy, practice and medical research.
Air quality tests at Perth cafes and pubs show that when two or more people are smoking in alfresco areas, non-smokers are exposed to enough second hand smoke to put them at risk of respiratory symptoms.
Curtin University’s Health Sciences Faculty and the Kenyan Medical Training College (KMTC) have announced a new international partnership that will help to build environmental health practice capacity in East Africa.