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27 February 2019

Researcher irons out own health issue, while working on it

Dr Dan Johnstone was studying haemochromatosis when his own high iron levels identified him as the ‘one in 200’ impacted by this emergent condition.
27 February 2019

How to support junior researchers and be a good mentor

Professor Maree Teesson AC is the Director of the Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use, and is committed to supporting junior researchers, women and those with children.
27 February 2019

Want to be a Sydney Health social ambassador?

Are you currently enrolled in a health degree at Sydney? Are you creative and confident using Instagram? If you answered yes to both these questions, we want to hear from you!
25 February 2019

How to stop your teenager from drinking

Parents are key influences in their child’s decision to start drinking, yet most are unsure of what to do, say experts from the Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use.
20 February 2019

Simple tips for weight loss that don't include fad diets

There's a biological reason most diets fail; or when they don't, why two-thirds of people regain the weight within 12 months. Obesity expert, Dr Nick Fuller, explains the science behind your weight loss woes and shares his tips for doing it right.
19 February 2019

Is oral health in pregnancy key to understanding allergies?

University of Sydney researchers have received over $300,000 in funding from the Bupa Health Foundation to evaluate how the oral health of pregnant women affects the allergy status and overall health of the newborn.
18 February 2019

Sydney dentist on the frontline

Dr Russell Lain (BDS, 1977) received an Australia Day award for his contribution to dentistry. A forensic odontologist, he’s identified missing soldiers and the victims of crises including the Bali bombings and Thai tsunami.
11 February 2019

What are the early warning signs of ovarian cancer?

Each year in Australia, more than 1,500 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Of those diagnosed, only 43% will survive more than 5 years - making it one of the deadliest cancers for women.
11 February 2019

University of Sydney announces partnership with community running event NAB RunWest

With an 80-year history in Western Sydney and 40 years of engagement at the Westmead Precinct, the University is pleased to partner with this milestone community event that supports advancing the wellbeing of the people of Western Sydney.
04 February 2019

5 cancer research breakthroughs at Sydney

For World Cancer Day, we've taken a look at the most recent cancer breakthroughs coming out of medicine, health and science research at the University.