A man sleeping, sleep apnoea.

When weight loss helps with sleep

Carefully managed weight loss has been linked to improvements in obstructive sleep apnoea, a common problem that contributes to a range of short and long-term health […]

Kids ‘hooked’ on sweets and fries

In the war on childhood obesity, social conditioning and advertising is winning the hearts and minds of children who link snack and junk food with ‘fun [...]

Getting to the guts of the matter

Health, wellbeing and weight is more than a gut feeling, it’s about how the gut is working. ARC Linkage research at Flinders is examining links between metabolism, obesity and type 2 diabetes.

Thin people get diabetes too

Pointing the finger at fat as the major or sole contributor to contracting type 2 diabetes is misleading and wrongly promotes the idea that the condition is entirely self-induced, research at Flinders has found.