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09 December 2022

One-minute bursts of activity during daily tasks could prolong your life, finds study

In good news for those who don't like playing sport or going to the gym, new research finds just three to four one-minute bursts of huffing and puffing during daily tasks is associated with large reductions in the risk of premature death, particularly from cardiovascular disease.
08 December 2022

Proud Bundajalung man Boe Rambaldini awarded Honorary Fellow of the University

The University of Sydney awards an Honorary Fellow of the University to Boe Rambaldini for his tireless work to support the improved health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

06 December 2022

University boosts commitment to Westmead, with 'futuristic' training fitout

An innovative research and teaching space at the Westmead Health Precinct will better prepare medical and nursing students for clinical practice, with the University of Sydney announcing a $10M investment for a futuristic fit out.
29 November 2022

The global complexities of oral health

After almost 20 years in the making, the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Global Oral Health Status Report was recently released, revealing that half of world’s population suffers from diseases of teeth, gums or the mouth.
25 November 2022

Grants to study mood disorder treatments & impact of sleep on brain ageing

Sydney researchers have received two National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Synergy Grants worth $10 million.