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04 November 2015

Invest in general practice to ensure health of older Australians, say experts

Published today, the two reports by the BEACH research program of the University of Sydney's Family Medicine Research Centre reveal changing patterns in GP-delivered services as general practice rises to the challenge of complex chronic disease management, particularly in older patients.

03 November 2015

Cancer substantially affects cognition: international research

International research team finds even localised cancer is associated with sustained cognitive impairment.

03 November 2015

How to feed a racehorse and keep it healthy

We cannot change the horse's gastro-intestinal structure and function, but we can feed horses in ways that promote their health and welfare while still racing them, argues Professor Paul McGreevy. 

03 November 2015

Genes good form for your Melbourne Cup tip

Genetic analysis into complex traits could improve not only performance but also health and welfare, according to new research.

02 November 2015

Science in action at STEM Day

Making ice cream with liquid nitrogen and untying shoelaces using maths are just some of the interactive activities bringing science to life at the University of Sydney's STEM Day of Inquiry this week.

02 November 2015

Healthcare: the next boom industry for Australian businesses in China

As the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) looks set to be ratified later this year, a new report has identified the healthcare sector as one of the key beneficiaries from the agreement.