New ‘CSIRO Healthy Heart’ book launched
CSIRO today launched its new publication – The CSIRO Healthy Heart Program – to help Australians reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease, which kills one Australian nearly every 10 minutes.
Gastrointestinal disorders under the spotlight
Research into new ways to treat inflammatory gut disorders and diarrhoea will come under the spotlight this week as part of a national Australian Gastroenterology Week (AGW) conference in Adelaide.
Winning partners welcome national children’s survey news
Today's announcement by the Minister for Health and Ageing, the Hon Tony Abbott, of the first national nutrition and physical activity survey in more than a decade, has been welcomed by CSIRO and the University of South Australia.
Data safety expert appointed Flagship fellow
CSIRO’s Preventative Health National Research Flagship has appointed Queensland data safety expert Professor Peter Croll to ensure the security of its innovative technology which allows the linking of diverse health databases, creating a powerful research tool for population health research and better patient treatment.
This two-page information sheet looks at how the Preventative Health Flagship is studying bacteria living in the gut, to find ways to improve gut health.
A Wellbeing Plan for Aussie Kids has been developed by CSIRO to provide parents with information on healthy foods and habits. A printed fridge magnet of this plan was distributed to every primary school child in Australia in September 2007.