PWS resources

ORGANISATIONS

The Prader-Willi Syndrome Association of Australia
Seeking improved quality of life for all people with PWS. We support better outcomes by bringing together people, resources and up to date information. We educate and advocate.
Healthdirect Australia
Healthdirect Australia is a government-funded service, providing quality, approved health information and services.

NEWS

Pilot study curbs appetite of people with Prader-Willi Syndrome
Garvan researchers have done a promising pilot study on a small group of people with PWS, using a drug already prescribed for some patients with Type 2 diabetes.
A new way of looking at Prader-Willi Syndrome
A Garvan study reveals that people with PWS may have an impaired autonomic nervous system. This discovery opens up a new way of looking at the insatiable appetite experienced by all sufferers, as well as their very high risk of cardiovascular disease.
Better understanding of the all-consuming Prader-Willi syndrome
Garvan researchers have uncovered facts that take us a step closer towards understanding PWS.