Archive for posts tagged with 'research'

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All aboard! Queenslanders feel safest on trains

While we might not have the cheapest public transport in the country, we may have the safest according to new…

Streaming

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Who’s winning the streaming war?

Netflix has secured an early victory in the great streaming war of 2015. Roy Morgan Research has released data earlier…

Sports kids targeted by junk food ads

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Sports kids targeted by junk food ads

Junk food advertising at community clubs is undermining the benefits of children’s sport, according to a study. Th…

Making It Real: Research for Writers

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Making It Real: Research for Writers

Writers need to research as well! This workshop will help you create an enthralling story, no matter what genre it is!…

Why do middle-aged women drink more?

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Why do middle-aged women drink more?

Middle-aged Australian women are drinking their daughters under the dinner table. But, unlike their younger counterparts…

Ari’s Food Safari: Dine for a good cause

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Ari’s Food Safari: Dine for a good cause

Brisbane’s restaurant community are joining forces for a good cause, offering locals the opportunity to jump on board…

World embraces e-cigarettes except Australia – why?

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World embraces e-cigarettes except Australia – why?

The e-cigarette has been pushed centre stage to coincide with World No Tobacco Day, with international doctors and polic…

Deadly Asian Tiger mosquito to invade Brisbane

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Deadly Asian Tiger mosquito to invade Brisbane

Brisbane is facing an invasion of an exotic and aggressive pest that threatens to spread dengue fever across the…

How to declutter your home and preserve your sanity

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How to declutter your home and preserve your sanity

Is your home’s clutter holding you back and ruining your relationships? New research shows you’re not…

Alarming weight worries for Aussies

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Alarming weight worries for Aussies

People in Australia and New Zealand are gaining weight at an alarming rate, according to an international report release…

Internet increases risks of mental illness in children

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Internet increases risks of mental illness in children

British researchers believe too much time online could be causing mental illnesses and social problems for children.…

Aussie men better off than women in life

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Aussie men better off than women in life

Australian men have the third highest life expectancy in the world, but women are lagging in sixth place, according to…

Research proves chemicals linked to breast cancer

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Research proves chemicals linked to breast cancer

Common everyday chemicals have been shown to cause breast cancer by US researchers. The paper in the peer-reviewed…

Slow exercise key to fat loss

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Slow exercise key to fat loss

Slow but steady wins the race when it comes to exercising for weight loss, according to a new Australian study. The…

Domestic travellers keep holidays short and sweet

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Domestic travellers keep holidays short and sweet

New research reveals Australian travellers are increasingly keeping their holidays short and sweet, which is good news…

Happy gas study delights Aussie doctors

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Happy gas study delights Aussie doctors

Australian researchers are delighted with the outcome of a major international study that proves the safety of nitrous…

Coeliac disease, the latest research breakthrough

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Coeliac disease, the latest research breakthrough

Sufferers of coeliac disease are one step closer to a possible cure, according to the latest research An international…

Pregnant belly

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Hormones in the womb cause ‘female intuition’

A new study has shown that female intuition – that gut feeling you get that tells you not to walk down a particula…