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March 2017

Rheumatic Heart Disease Severity, Progression and Outcomes: A Multi‐State Model

The prognosis of young Indigenous Australians diagnosed with severe RHD is bleak; interventions must focus on earlier detection and treatment

Published research Rheumatic Heart Disease Group A Streptococcal & Rheumatic Heart Disease
February 2017

Liquor landscapes: Does access to alcohol outlets influence alcohol consumption in young adults?

Longitudinal analyses showed that for each increase in liquor stores over time, alcohol consumption increased

Published research Health Promotion & Education
February 2017

Associations of parental food-choice control and use of food to soothe with adiposity in childhood and adolescence

Higher parental control over food choice was associated with lower adiposity, but use of food to soothe was not associated with adiposity at ages 7 and 15

Published research Child Health, Development & Education Nutrition
February 2017

Advancing Australia's role in climate change and health research

While Australia has established leadership roles in climate science and health research, it must now link these two strengths

Published research