How stress can turn our bodies against us – and what we can do about it
Stress is an inevitable part of life, but what happens when it starts to negatively affect our health? And what exactly does chronic stress do to our bodies?
Research confirms gut-brain connection in autism
People with autism often suffer from gut problems, but nobody has known why. Researchers have now discovered the same gene mutations – found both in the brain and the gut – could be the cause.
Nurturing community and culture
One student, one alumnus. Both with a passion for health and care in their community. Here we share their stories.
Caps fly for first graduates of innovative nurse training program
Seventeen Diploma of Nursing students have become the first graduates of an innovative training program run in partnership between RMIT and Northern Health.
New X-ray facility gives students industry-leading edge
The medical radiation suite at RMIT’s Bundoora West site has been given a state-of-the-art facelift with the addition of three new Siemens X-ray machines.
Unpacking the links: Chronic stress, fertility and the ‘hunger hormone’
Researchers have uncovered a new link between chronic stress and reproductive problems, in a pre-clinical study that shines the spotlight on a hunger-triggering hormone.
Igniting new approaches to the social economy
The social care sector is facing a time of major growth and disruption, and the time is ripe for new approaches to address looming skills gaps.
Five things you should know about the brain in your gut
From moods to memory, the brain in our guts has a big impact on the brain in our heads.