We undertook one of the largest and complex diet and lifestyle intervention studies in Australia with type 2 diabetics and found those on a low-carb diet require 40 per cent less diabetes medication and was three times more effective at reducing blood glucose spikes.
Edward’s sternum needed to be replaced, so we partnered with Anatomics to 3D print a titanium and polymer sternum – the first of its kind.
Our survey results have found that most Aussies tend to over-think and have too high expectations of themselves when dieting, which can derail the best intentions.
Recently, two regulated, voluntary systems were introduced for use on food packaging in Australia to help consumers to make informed choices. However, as good as the intentions of these systems can be, they’ll amount to very little if no one reads or trusts them. That’s why we’ve conducted a survey with over 1,700 South Australians to see what they care about in food labels and were surprised to find a majority one in three felt country of origin was most significant – above nutritional information or ingredients.
In a first for Australia, our Diet Types survey is designed to identify personality and behavioural traits that can make or break a diet.
Over the course of the five-week ‘Mark, Release Recapture’ (MRR) study 3000 male mosquitoes were released and then recaptured through a network of over 70 traps. All to find out if they’d cross a road for a mate.
Given many Australians are already frequently over-indulging, eating healthy during the party season can be particularly hard. But it doesn’t have to be.
A new, more accurate blood test for bowel cancer developed by our scientists could lead to a reduction in the number of deaths from the disease.
The Christmas countdown has begun in earnest and many Australians are now braving the supermarkets to buy the centerpiece of most feasts – a turkey. But, given an estimated 75% of turkey sales are this time of year, it’s safe to assume us Aussies don’t eat turkey very often and – if we’re honest – most of us probably have