Fast food leads to slow testosterone

Obese men hoping to sire children beware! Obesity is known to be associated with impaired testicular function, potentially resulting in androgen deficiency and sub-fertility. Now it […]

Health inequality shows in two-decade SA study

A report card of Adelaide’s ‘working class’ suburbs confirms strong connections between longevity and socioeconomic factors. Preventable cardiovascular disease continues to prematurely claim the majority of […]

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.