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Health & Nutrition courses in Sydney. Open to the general public.

Health and nutrition knowledge is important for everyone but particularly for those those who wish to learn and consider a career in the field. A diverse range of health, medical and wellbeing programs focus on providing practical information and solutions to local and global health issues for health and other professionals such as educators, researchers, as well as the general public. Health and nutrition also includes recent advances in the care and treatment of illness as well as health prevention and public health issues. Learn about Health & Nutrition in Sydney with Health & Nutrition courses from NEWCourse at The University of Newcastle.

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Healthy Active

Health & Nutrition courses in Sydney. Open to the general public. Learn about Health & Nutrition in Sydney with Health & Nutrition courses from NEWCourse at The University of Newcastle. Moving to sleep: How exercise and sleep help each other and help you live longer Presenter: Associate Professor Mitch Duncan 11:30am – 12:30pm (60 minutes) The lecture will aim to discuss how physical activity and sleep affect health including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and mental health. And... [More]

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Insights into Addiction

Health & Nutrition courses in Sydney. Open to the general public. Learn about Health & Nutrition in Sydney with Health & Nutrition courses from NEWCourse at The University of Newcastle. From treatment silos to person-centred care for people with mental ill-health and substance use issues Presenter: Professor Amanda Baker 10am – 11am (60 minutes) Substance use issues and mental ill-health commonly co-occur. Psychological treatments for these problems have traditionally been... [More]

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Generation Health and Ageing

Health & Nutrition courses in Sydney. Open to the general public. Learn about Health & Nutrition in Sydney with Health & Nutrition courses from NEWCourse at The University of Newcastle. Is 70 the new 50? Generational changes in health and wellbeing over the last 20 years Presenter: Professor Julie Byles 12pm – 1pm (60 minutes) Population ageing and longer life expectancy bring hope that each generation will be healthier, more productive, and more socially engaged in their older... [More]

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The Nexus Between Allied, Community and Public Health

Health & Nutrition courses in Sydney. Open to the general public. Learn about Health & Nutrition in Sydney with Health & Nutrition courses from NEWCourse at The University of Newcastle. Preventing heart attack and stroke: Hidden benefits of the adult pneumococcal vaccine that has been used in Australia for more than 20 years? Presenter: Dr Alexis Hure 12:30pm – 1:15pm (45 minutes) Our major national collaboration called AUSPICE is currently testing whether a safe, one-off... [More]

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Asthma and the Environment

Health & Nutrition courses in Sydney. Open to the general public. Learn about Health & Nutrition in Sydney with Health & Nutrition courses from NEWCourse at The University of Newcastle. Severe Asthma, the unmet need in Asthma healthcare: Role of infections, diet and pollution and identification of novel therapies Presenter: Dr Jay Horvat 1:30pm – 2:00pm (30 minutes) Most people with asthma are able to effectively manage their disease with inhalers that contain anti-inflammatory... [More]

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Evidence Based Nutrition and Dietetics

Health & Nutrition courses in Sydney. Open to the general public. Learn about Health & Nutrition in Sydney with Health & Nutrition courses from NEWCourse at The University of Newcastle. Does eating ‘half good’ and ‘half bad’ mean my overall diet is balanced? Busting myths on what to eat for health and well-being Presenter: Professor Clare Collins 10am – 11am (60 minutes) Confused about what to eat – or not to eat – Prof Clare Collins will demystify what makes up a balanced diet and... [More]

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Fertility and Birth

Health & Nutrition courses in Sydney. Open to the general public. Learn about Health & Nutrition in Sydney with Health & Nutrition courses from NEWCourse at The University of Newcastle. Eggs, Ovaries, and Female Infertility: The limitations of current treatments and the promise of new technologies Presenter: Dr Jessie Sutherland 10am – 10:30am (30 minutes) Due to worldwide declining reproductive health, human infertility is a now major clinical problem, with one in six couples... [More]

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The Mind and Brain: In Injury and in Health

Health & Nutrition courses in Sydney. Open to the general public. Learn about Health & Nutrition in Sydney with Health & Nutrition courses from NEWCourse at The University of Newcastle. Prevention of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Are we sitting down on the job? Presenter: Dr Coralie English 11:45am – 12:30pm (45 minutes) Did you know one in six Australians will suffer a stroke in their lifetime? Of the 420 000 Australians currently living with stroke-related disability, over... [More]

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Cancer Control and Prevention

Health & Nutrition courses in Sydney. Open to the general public. Learn about Health & Nutrition in Sydney with Health & Nutrition courses from NEWCourse at The University of Newcastle. Flicking the switch on cancer cell signalling Presenter: Dr Nikki Verrills 1pm – 1:30pm (30 minutes) In this workshop Dr Verrills will give an overview of the current status of treatment and outcomes for breast cancer patients, followed by a description of how we study breast cancer in the... [More]

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Chemistry Course for the Food, Nutrition & Sports Industries

Health & Nutrition courses in Sydney. Open to the general public. Learn about Health & Nutrition in Sydney with Health & Nutrition courses from NEWCourse at The University of Newcastle. Are you a professional working in the food, nutrition or sports industries who needs factual scientific information to communicate with clients? This course will provide up to date and targeted scientific-based knowledge to professionals working in these fields. Learn basic chemical, anatomical and... [More]