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Researchers prove ‘an apple a day’ really does keep the doctor away
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Researchers prove ‘an apple a day’ really does keep the doctor away

In a first of its kind study, researchers from The Westmead Institute for Medical Research have found evidence that the old adage ‘an apple a day’ may well be the secret to healthy ageing. Read More
New partnership grant puts carers of people with macular degeneration in the spotlight
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New partnership grant puts carers of people with macular degeneration in the spotlight

Vision researchers from The Westmead Institute for Medical Research have been awarded a new NHMRC partnership grant to enhance caregiver services for family carers of people living with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Read More
Research reveals dietary fibre is the secret to healthy old age
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Research reveals dietary fibre is the secret to healthy old age

Most people know that a diet high in fibre helps to keep us ‘regular’. Now Australian researchers have uncovered a surprising benefit of this often-undervalued dietary component. Read More
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Obese boys have decreased life satisfaction

Boys who are obese have a significantly lower than average quality of life according to a study of Sydney teenagers published today in the American Journal of Adolescent Health by researchers from the Westmead Millennium Institute (WMI). Read More
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Australian scientist awarded grant for sight

An inspirational research scientist exploring dietary and lifestyle interventions into Australia’s leading cause of blindness will be the recipient of the Blackmores Dr Paul Beaumont Research Fellowship. Read More
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Fizzy drinks a predictor of future health problems

Scientists can already see damage in the eyes of children who have been drinking fizzy drinks and eating too many carbohydrates. Read More