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
For those with age-related macular degeneration, a trip to the doctor once a month to get an injection in the eye is not uncommon. As excruciating as regular injections in the eye sounds, it’s essential to stop the build-up of fluid in the macula from further obscuring their vision. However thanks to our researchers, those injections
As 2016 draws to a close, we’ve decided to take a look back at our 10 most interesting, entertaining and informative blogs.
Artificial intelligence is already transforming a range of industries but it has still to make an impact on healthcare. So what’s the hold up?