The number of Australian women who are obese or overweight during pregnancy is increasing, resulting in worrying health outcomes University of Sydney researchers have reported. Published online by the...

An Australian researcher has found eating certain foods may slow the progression of aged-related macular degeneration. Age-related macular degeneration causes blurred or no vision in the eye. Instances...

CSIRO scientists have had a breakthrough which will allow for the world’s strongest material to become more commercially viable thanks to soybeans. The world’s strongest material, graphene, is a thin...

A University of Sydney review has found evidence of bias in research on the health benefits of artificial sweeteners. The examination found academic reviews funded by artificial sweetener companies were...

Two University of Sydney professors have proposed a radical new way of measuring human health and diet after researching nutrition for more than 20 years. Published in Volume 36 of the Annual Review of...

A new study out of the University of Sydney has discovered why artificial sweeteners can make both humans and animals hungrier. Published today in the Cell Metabolism journal, the study found a system...

Scientists are currently in the process of developing pills which mimic the effects of exercise.   A review published in the October 2015 edition of Trends in Pharmacological Sciences, (Vol. 36)...

Australia’s largest study comparing private and branded label products has found the average salt content to be significantly lower in private label products.   Lead author Helen Trevena, from the...

The middle classes from developing countries are more susceptible than western Caucasians to obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in today’s changing environment. New research published...

University of Sydney researchers will work with Australian  manufacturer, Sanitarium Health and Wellbeing, as part of a three-year industry training centre. Sanitarium has joined 11 other companies in...