Our researchers have used computer modelling to forecast future states of osteoporosis and identify the best interventions for tackling this silent disease.READ MORE
The Sax Institute is working with the Victorian Government to evaluate its suicide prevention trials and uncover next steps for this crucial program.READ MORE
A rapid review organised by the Sax Institute has identified proven interventions for encouraging healthy eating and physical activity. These strategies will inform the development of a national obesity strategy.READ MORE
A Sax Institute member, The Australian Centre for Public and Population Health Research, is working alongside Aboriginal communities and health services to find new ways to improve preventive care.READ MORE
A rural community project that helps children with speech problems and a paper analysing the renewal of Australia’s National Cervical Screening Program have been honoured in the 2019 Public Health Research & Practice Excellence Awards.READ MORE
Data from our 45 and Up Study has proved to be a treasure trove for mental health research in older Australians.
Our 45 and Up Study data links cancer, cardiovascular disease and osteoarthritis to higher rates of depression and anxiety.
A special themed issue of Public Health Research & Practice on countering the ‘commercial determinants of health’ is out now.
Our decision support tool shows how changes in the number of psychiatric beds might impact on suicide rates.
Older Australians’ mental health, data privacy, how politicians who become lobbyists can be bad for our health, and more.