In response to the economic and social challenges impacting Sydney’s west, the region’s largest university has re-launched its Centre for Western Sydney.
In a recent Nature paper, researchers at Murdoch University’s Australian National Phenome Centre have found that incorporating ‘wrinkly’ peas into your diet could reduce your risk of diabetes.
This case-study compilation showcases the contribution of chemical engineers around Australia to solving key challenges in energy, water, environment and health.
World-leading ANPC scientists are investigating metabolic pathways and inflammatory profiles in pregnant women, infants and young children as a way to predict future disease and conditions such as allergies, obesity and mental health.
UCLA researchers have found that mice prone to obesity and diabetes metabolise fructose better after receiving faecal matter transplants from mice with more useful gut microbes.
Genentech is using big data, digital health tools and sophisticated analytics to improve individuals’ access to ‘life-altering, biomarker-driven therapies’, opening the door to safer, more effective medical treatments.
Along with probiotic supplementation, consuming plant foods rich in fibre and polyphenols has been shown by New Zealand-based researchers to help restore microbiota balance in the gut, regulating circadian rhythms and improving sleep quality.