Cohort study of stroke
Substantially reducing the millions of cases of stroke recorded worldwide every year is the focus of this collaborative CSIRO research cluster.
Colorectal cancer and gut health
Find out about Preventative Health Flagship research on improving gut health, and the prevention, susceptibility, early detection and diagnosis of colorectal cancer.
Obesity and metabolic health
Scientists in the Preventative Health Flagship are working to understand the causes of obesity, and developing strategies to manage and prevent it.
Early cancer screening saves lives
Together with collaborators, the Flagship aims to better understand peoples’ risk perception and intention to undertake screening for bowel cancer
Medical devices research occurs at the interface of biological, chemical, physical, electronics, engineering and manufacturing sciences. It utilises biological properties, processes and systems to develop new and clever materials, faster and more precise techniques, diagnoses and treatments.
With expertise in 3D imaging, health monitoring, polymer chemistry, tissue engineering and prototyping, CSIRO pioneers biomedical device research including orthopaedic and ophthalmic implants.
This page provides easy to understand definitions of common biotechnology words and terms.
This two-page information sheet describes how the Food Futures Flagship and the Preventative Health Flagship are discovering food components that protect the human body against disease development and progression.
Eating for life (Podcast 16 Mar 2009)
With cardiovascular disease killing about one Australian every 10 minutes and preventing 1.4 million people from living a full life because of the disease, one of Australia's leading nutritionists is urging Australians to think about their hearts. (4:48)
The CSIRO Wellbeing Plan for Kids
The CSIRO Wellbeing Plan for Kids contains practical information, based on science, for parents to use to positively influence children’s eating and activity habits.