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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Congratulations Dr Jackie Street

Dr Jackie Street recently recieved an Australian National Preventative Health Agency¬† (ANPHA) Fellowship for a project that aims to collect and evaluate Indigenous views on the use of regulatory measures (regulations/laws) to prevent obesity in children in Australia, including Indigenous children. It builds on the ANPHA funded, HealthyLaws project which includes the collection of evidence […]

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Stroke rates decline but many still preventable

The rate of strokes suffered by Australians has dropped over the past 20 years, while strokes caused by an irregular heartbeat now account for one third of all strokes, according to new research led by the University of Adelaide. The results of a major stroke incidence study are published in this month’s issue of the […]

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