Category: Health

The Pathology of Gluttony

Inaugural Lecture Mention “cirrhosis” and it typically conjurs an immediate association with excessive alcohol consumption. But although this connection is well established, it’s not the end of the story. The full spectrum of so-called “fatty liver diseases” that interfere with the liver’s normal metabolism of fat and lead to cirrhosis, are also increasingly recognised as […]

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Autism Forum

It’s no secret that living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can be enormously difficult for the individuals affected and their families. But beyond that broad generalisation, ASD has been largely misunderstood. However, with rates of diagnosis increasing – ASD now accounts for 33% of primary disabilities in Australia – a great deal of research is […]

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Less gain, less pain?

How limiting gestational weight gain is affecting pregnancy outcomes for obese mothers and their babies. The World Health Organisation has identified obesity as a health problem of global significance, increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and their associated complications. It’s also a serious risk factor during pregnancy. Maternal complications include an increased risk of […]

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Jodie Dodd

Professor Jodie Dodd is an Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist at the University of Adelaide and Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

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Breaking the pain chain

How radical new approaches to chronic pain management could finally pave the way to safe, sustained relief.

When: Tuesday 12th February, 5.30-6.30pm

This event is fully booked

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