Systems Thinking for Obesity Prevention: Whole of Community Systems-Based Childhood Obesity Prevention
Dr. Allender presents a fascinating application of systems thinking to obesity prevention in children. Even though there are complex drivers (or causes) of childhood obesity, we do have ways of combatting the problem. Presented by Dr. Steven Allender, Professor, Faculty of Health, School of Health & Social Development, Deakin University. (2018)
This week's Research Roundup covers medicinal cannabis and autism, the use of CRISPR to reduce transplant rejection, gender's role in adolescent food choices and the connection between early cytomegalovirus infection and allergies.
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