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Sydney Ideas – Precision Medicine: Can it live up to the hype? 6:00-7:30 pm, Wednesday 2 October 2019, CPC Auditorium, University of Sydney

Free and open to all with online registration essential. The promise of precision medicine is that it could offer better health outcomes by targeting patients’ genetic and biochemical make-up to pinpoint, predict, prevent and treat diseases. Can it deliver on this? In this event, physician and epidemiologist Professor Sandro Galea from Boston [...]

Psychological and utility-based quality of life impact of screening test results for anal precancerous lesions in gay and bisexual men: baseline findings from the Study of the Prevention of Anal Cancer – Erin Cvejic et al

Gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (GBMSM), particularly HIV-positive GBMSM, are at increased anal cancer risk compared with the general population. This study examined the psychological and quality of life (QoL) impact of receiving abnormal anal cancer screening results during the [...]

Accounting for health literacy and intervention preferences when reducing unhealthy snacking: protocol for an online randomised controlled trial – Julie Ayre et al

Health literacy describes the cognitive and social skills that individuals use to access, understand and act on health information. Health literacy interventions typically take the ‘universal precautions approach’ where all consumers are presented with simplified materials. Although this approach can improve knowledge and comprehension, its [...]