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21 September 2021

Australia's first national strategy for eating disorders released

Researchers have today launched a national research and translation strategy to improve early identification and treatment, and even help prevent eating disorders.
15 September 2021

Aiming for 10,000 steps? It turns out 7,000 could be enough to cut your risk of early death

There are many health benefits associated with walking for exercise. Dr Matthew Ahmadi writes on the benefits of stepping up for health, and how to make every step count.
14 September 2021

Sydney awarded $61 million for health research

University of Sydney researchers have received $61 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to improve the health of Australians.
29 July 2021

COVID aside, how we manage our health needs to change

Without action, inequality in health is going to increase exponentially together with global warming and environmental degradation.
22 July 2021

No progress: Physical inactivity remains a global pandemic

Experts are calling for urgent action to improve physical activity worldwide, with research showing no progress in nearly a decade and that the Olympics are a missed opportunity to change health at the population level.