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Running – From casual to legend

Almost 1 in 4 Australians participate regularly in jogging, with younger individuals making up the bulk of participants (up to 48% in woman aged 14 – 24 years old!). Running is a fairly low-cost activity and it’s never too late to begin. But what if you want to take the next step from regular jogging to running and casual racing?

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

Approximately 1 in 5 Australian’s suffer from symptoms of Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), making it the most commonly diagnosed gastrointestinal condition. It is usually diagnosed when someone presents with gastrointestinal symptoms in the absence of any other disease...

Weight loss – factors affecting your success

Weight loss is a common goal for many and a life-long battle for others. Despite the simplicity of the regularly cited equation - energy in energy out -  many of us struggle to actually lose weight or have the motivation to start in the first place. The...

Gut Health

Gut health is a very hot topic right now and as sipping kombucha and bone broth all while popping probiotics becomes the norm, the interest in gut health is not likely to die off anytime soon. The positive side of gut health being on trend is the increased...

What is Cholesterol?

We hear a lot about cholesterol day-to-day in the news, online or during conversations with friends and family (especially elderly relatives!) and despite this, not many of us actually know what cholesterol is and what all the fuss is about! Cholesterol is a fatty...

It’s a HIT! The benefits of High-intensity Interval Training.

More benefits with less time commitment? Who would say no? Welcome to the world of High-intensity Interval Training (HIT). Recent research in the field of exercise physiology has shown that small bursts of high-intensity (almost max) cardiovascular exercise...

New research by RDC Clinical shows saffron can help improve mood!

RDC Clinical recently contributed to published research* looking at the effect of a novel saffron extract (affron®) on its ability to improve mood in healthy adults. If you are not familiar with saffron, saffron is a culinary spice responsible for the golden colour of...

Do clinical trials require ethics approval?

Prior to research being undertaken a Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) must approve the research proposal. The role of the HREC is to ensure clinical trials comply with guidelines as set by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). Specially, to...

Congratulations Guy Andrews!

A huge congratulations to Guy Andrews, RDC’s Exercise Performance study trainer who has recently taken up the position of head Surf Sports Coach at Tallebudgera Surf Life Saving Club! RDC is honoured to have Guy on board for the Exercise Performance study and feels...

Why take part in a Clinical Study?

Why Would I Take Part in a Clinical Trial? If you have not previously participated in a clinical trial and are interested in learning more, this page is designed to provide the information needed to better your understanding of clinical trials. By being involved in a...

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