Probiotics could be a key to cystic fibrosis outcomes

“UNSW medical researcher Keith Ooi has received a $1 million grant to lead a major study to see if probiotics can improve the overall health and life expectancy of children with cystic fibrosis.” — Read more here

$1 million grant for major cystic fibrosis study

“A $1 million grant has been awarded to Dr Keith Ooi, Gastroenterologist at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, to investigate whether probiotics can improve the overall health and life expectancy of children with cystic fibrosis.” — Read more here

Professor Adam Jaffe wins prestigious award

On Monday 20 November 2017 at a ceremony at Admiralty House in Sydney, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), the Patron of Cystic Fibrosis Australia (CFA), presented Professor Adam Jaffe with the CFA Patron’s  research award for his work demonstrating a novel concept, significant achievements and solid evidence in line with key CFA research criteria.

Serious lung infections could be post-vax serotype replacement disease

“A leading paediatric respiratory physician has called for enhanced surveillance to determine the impact of the 13-valent pneumococcal vaccine following preliminary data suggesting it might cause an increase in more virulent S. pneumoniae serotypes. Speaking ahead of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology (APSR) Congress in Sydney, Professor Adam Jaffe told the limbic the data was consistent with increasing

Tips & Tricks for Healthy Back to School Lunches

The school holidays are well and truly over. Some of you may be noting this with a sigh of relief! But as kids return to the classroom, so do their lunches; the important part we all need to know is what to pack, so they stay alert and active throughout the day. We quizzed paediatric nutrition expert Lynsey Bramley, on