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CSIRO's Chief Executive Dr Geoff Garrett today welcomed the Prime Minister's announcement of additional funding for the organisation's National Research Flagships as part of the Government's Building our Future through Science and Innovation program.
Hobart, Tas (Hobart laboratories)
CSIRO's Hobart laboratories provide research into sustainable marine resources and industries, climate, weather and ocean prediction, integrated coastal and oceans management as well as health and sustainable energy use.
Health and Wellbeing
Improving the health and wellbeing of Australians through prevention, health discovery and treatment of disease.
Brinkworth GD, Noakes M, Keogh JB, Luscombe ND, Wittert GA, Clifton PM. 2004. Long-term effects of a high-protein, low carbohydrate diet on weight control and cardiovascular risk markers in obese hyperinsulinemic subjects. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord., May. 28(5): 661-670. Erratum in: Int J Obes Rel Metab Disord., 2004. Sep. 28(9): 1 187.
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CSIRO Chief Executive Dr Geoff Garrett has welcomed the increase in funding for the Organisation announced in tonight's Federal budget.
Bowen J, Noakes M, Clifton P. 2003. High dairy-protein versus high mixed-protein energy restricted diets - the effect on bone turnover and calcium excretion in overweight adults. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 12 Suppl: S52.
Alzheimer's Australia: Living with dementia
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia and accounts for between 50 per cent and 70 per cent of all cases. It is a progressive, degenerative illness that attacks the brain. (4 pages)
Brinkworth GD, Noakes M, Parker B, Clifton PM. 2004. Long-term effects of advice to consume a high-protein, low-fat diet, rather than a conventional weight-loss diet, in obese adults with type 2 diabetes: one-year follow-up of a randomised trial. Diabetologia. Oct. 47(10): 1 677-1 686. Epub 2004. Oct 6.
This two-page information sheet describes how the Food Futures Flagship and Preventative Health flagship are developing technology to precisely deliver bioactive ingredients to targeted sites in the gastrointestinal tract.
CSIRO Healthy Heart Program checklist: appendix 2
The CSIRO Healthy Heart Program Appendix 2 includes: Daily activity checklist; Recommended walking program; Weekly walking program checklist; and Muscle-strengthening program checklist. (3 pages)