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Breastfeeding helps mother’s cardio health for three years or more

Breastfeeding mother

A new South Australian study has found breastfeeding for six months or more appears to reduce the risk of cardiovascular problems developing in mothers for at least three years after delivery.

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EmbryoGen

Scientist using pipette for IVF

Research on the immune response to pregnancy by Prof Sarah Robertson led to the development of a first-in-class embryo culture media to increase chances of embryo implantation in women suffering repeated IVF failure.

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Luminary Award recognises world-leading diabetes research

Professor Jennifer Couper has received the JDRF Luminary Award.

Paediatric endocrinologist and diabetes researcher, Professor Jennifer Couper has been presented with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s Luminary Award.

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Travel story: Rudrarup Bhattacharjee

Rudrarup Bhattacharjee from the Robinson Research Institute travelled to Melbourne to attend and present at the International Congress of Genetics in July.

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'Be Part of It' Study

B Part of It girl smiling

Thousands of South Australian teenagers participated in the largest meningococcal vaccine research trial of its kind in the world, ‘B Part of It’, in 2017-2018 to investigate the vaccine’s impact on herd immunity against the potentially fatal meningitis B bacteria.

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More diet advice evidence needed for those hoping to get pregnant

Pregnant woman eating a salad

Experts from the University of Adelaide and Monash University say more research is needed on preconception diets after a collaborative review found a lack of evidence about the best foods to help boost the chances of becoming pregnant.

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Spotlight shines on research and innovation projects

Eureka Prizes trophy

University of Adelaide researchers are among the finalists being recognised for their outstanding projects within the Research and Innovation category of the prestigious 2023 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.

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University of Adelaide scoops four prestigious STEM Ambassador roles

STEM Ambassadors

Four University of Adelaide experts have been chosen to forge stronger ties between the science and technology sector and public policymakers as STEM Ambassadors for Science & Technology Australia.

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Holograms for life: improving IVF success

A 3D hologram of a 2-cell embryo generated by the digital holographic microscope.

In a world-first, 3D holographic images of an embryo have been developed as part of a collaborative research project.

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Diagnosing endometriosis with imaging and artificial intelligence

Patient being scanned via MRI

The IMAGENDO research program is developing a machine learning-based medical imaging tool to diagnose endometriosis earlier and less invasively.

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