University of Sydney

Driving... a road to poor health?

As little as two hours a day behind the wheel is a potential risk factor for a range of poor health behaviours and outcomes, a University of Sydney study has shown.

Jun 11, 2014
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Prostate cancer testing is on trial

(Medical Xpress)—The University of Sydney's School of Public Health is seeking people to participate in a "community jury" to independently asses the process of Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) testing in ...

Jun 03, 2014
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Has food allergy incidence risen in Australia?

(Medical Xpress)—In light of Food Allergy Week, Dr Robert Loblay, Sydney Medical School Immunologist and Director of the Allergy Unit at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, has said that the incidence of food allergy has increased ...

May 13, 2014
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Protecting refugees with disabilties

University of Sydney researchers have gained unprecedented access to refugee populations in six countries to chart disabilities amongst refugees and prepare recommendations to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

May 01, 2014
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Social cocaine use more harmful than you think

(Medical Xpress)—In addition to recent high profile cocaine possession arrests and the Australian Crime Commission's Illicit Drug Data Report 2012-2013 being released today, University of Sydney research has found that ...

Apr 29, 2014
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