News file for: University of Western Australia
A study by Australian researchers have shown that teenagers who drink more than one can of sugary drink a day have a higher risk of developing diabetes and cardiovascular diseases later in life.
Researchers have discovered a gene linked to a muscle disease so severe that newborn babies rarely survive beyond a few days.
A new Australian study shows that a compound in coffee called chlorogenic acid does not prevent weight gain in obese laboratory mice.
Breastfeeding is protective when there is an infection in mothers or babies due to the immune cells found in breastmilk, says a new study.
The idea that adults are better equipped than children to resist junk food advertising has been debunked by a new study.
An international team of researchers has identified 11 new genes associated with human body measurements like height and weight.
An ancient mustard plant that stars in modern Indian and Chinese cuisine experienced two “waves” of migration into India and China, says a new study.
Researchers have created a super strong metallic composite by harnessing the extraordinary mechanical properties of nanowires.
An international team of scientists have completed the largest study into the genetic causes of poor eyesight.
An international team of scientists has mapped the genome of chickpea, the second most widely grown legume crop after soybean.