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MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 11, 2014 10:30 AM

Scientists create food additive that will make you feel full...

A food-additive designed to make people feel fuller has been tested by UK and Australian clinicians in London, and shown to be effective at preventing weight gain in overweight volunteers.

MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 15, 2012 04:05 PM

A new way of looking at Prader-Willi Syndrome

A Garvan study reveals that people with the rare genetic disorder known as Prader-Willi Syndrome may have an impaired autonomic nervous system. This discovery opens up a new way of looking at the insatiable appetite expe...

MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 27, 2011 02:05 PM

Pilot study curbs appetite of people with Prader-Willi Syndr...

Australian researchers have done a promising pilot study on a small group of people with the harrowing genetic disorder known as ‘Prader-Willi Syndrome’, using a drug already prescribed for some patients with Type 2 diab...

MEDIA RELEASE: May 12, 2010 02:05 PM

Better understanding of the all-consuming Prader-Willi Syndr...

Garvan researchers have uncovered facts that take us a step closer towards understanding Prader-Willi Syndrome, a harrowing genetic disorder that causes insatiable appetite for life.

MEDIA RELEASE: Apr 20, 2010 03:00 PM

The remarkable effects of fat loss on the immune system

Garvan scientists have shown for the first time that even modest weight loss reverses many of the damaging changes often seen in the immune cells of obese people, particularly those with Type 2 diabetes.