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Disposable Blood Warmer Helps Transfusions

Tuesday, 21 July 2020, 11:57 am | Flinders University

When blood is needed for major trauma outside of a medical facility, the risk of hypothermia increases when a patient is transfused bags of blood taken directly from chilled storage. Flinders University researchers – knowing that warm blood results ... More >>

Ideal Way To Test Biofluids – Study

Wednesday, 15 July 2020, 4:02 pm | Flinders University

Solving rapid health diagnostics, drop by drop Every drop of bodily fluid, or biofluid, holds valuable clues to a person's health. The bioprobe industry is rapidly responding to the rising need for fast screening and early detection of diseases via biomarkers More >>

Unmasking New Solutions For Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA)

Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 6:12 pm | Flinders University

Flinders leads new NHMRC sleep apnoea study Nearly 1 billion people globally, including 1 million Australians, have obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and more targeted treatments are ‘urgently needed’ to reduce the costs and health impacts, say Flinders University ... More >>

Digital Solutions For Dementia Care: Telehealth As Good As Face-to-face Health Services

Monday, 27 April 2020, 4:43 pm | Flinders University

Telehealth delivery of dementia care in the home can be as effective as face-to-face home visit services if carers and recipients take advantage of the technologies available, Australian researchers say. The study of 63 people living with mild to moderate dementia, ... More >>

When penguins ruled after dinosaurs died

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 12:50 pm | Flinders University

What waddled on land but swam supremely in subtropical seas more than 60 million years ago, after the dinosaurs were wiped out on sea and land? More >>

NZ big bird a whopping ‘squawkzilla’

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 12:03 pm | Flinders University

Australasian palaeontologists have discovered the world’s largest parrot, standing up to 1m tall with a massive beak able to crack most food sources. More >>

Differences in water temperature can create new species

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 9:36 am | Flinders University

Warm and cool water temperatures over a long stretch of coastline cause new species of marine fish to evolve without being isolated from similar types of fish nearby, according to a new international study published in Proceedings of the Royal Society ... More >>