A team of leading Australian researchers has been recognised for its unique research program targeting Australia’s leading causes of death and disability -– heart disease, stroke, diabetes and kidney disease.
Diabetes is a growing global epidemic killing 4 million people a year and costing $368 billion in healthcare. It affects 366 million people, a number set to increase to 550 million by 2030 if action is not taken.
A multi-disciplinary and international study aimed at exploring service models that provide integrated care to patients with both mental illness and cardiovascular diseases in China has received grants from US National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).
As the center coordinator at China International Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and the research coordinator at Primary Care and Population Health Program, Rong LUO is currently working on a project proposal about stroke rehabilitation with Professor Lijing L. YAN.
The Science of Salt Weekly, an email newsletter that summarizes the latest evidence and research related to dietary salt intake, has been launched to raise more awareness about the risks of eating too much salt.