New University of Sydney research is taking a completely novel approach to insulin dosage, with the potential to make it easier for people with type 1 diabetes to adjust their insulin levels after a fatty meal.
As we mark World Obesity Day on Tuesday 11 October, University of Sydney experts share their views on the obesity epidemic and what action needs to be done to tackle this growing problem.
A simple, hand-held breath testing device that detects deadly ketones has been developed by University of Sydney researchers.
New modelling predicts the prevalence of obesity and severe obesity among Australian adults will significantly increase by 2025, as part of a wider research project examining the most effective ways to combat obesity.
Award-winning author Charlotte Wood has been announced as the Charles Perkins Centre's Writer in Residence. Among Australia's most provocative authors, Wood will will lend her creative talents to the complex issue of aging as part of the one-year residency.
The masked booby faces an increasingly moveable feast as its ocean prey swims randomly from one spot to the next, making it vulnerable to overfishing and habitat destruction, a University of Sydney led project has revealed.
In this podcast Chris is joined by Associate Professor Amanda Salis, who speaks about how to eat well in a world of confusing food and nutrition advice.
Half of mothers are overweight or obese at the start of pregnancy
A world-first intervention designed by Charles Perkins Centre researchers specifically for young people found mobile phones could improve health and halt weight gain.
The Charles Perkins Centre at Westmead places researchers who are tackling the most critical health problems facing Western Sydney close to the populations affected.
Obese children are two to three times more likely to be admitted to hospital, according to a new study on the healthcare costs of overweight preschoolers.
The Charles Perkins Centre is dedicated to easing the global burden of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and related conditions through innovative research and teaching.