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Mobile health lab aims to reduce chronic disease during National Science Week


Published: 11 August 2016

Menzies School of Health Research, 9 August 2016
An interactive mobile health laboratory will visit four Northern Territory (NT) communities between 15 and 20 August as part of National Science Week, to spark people’s interest in science and health, and demonstrate how lifestyle choices can impact people’s future health.

Menzies School of Health Research’s mobile HealthLAB, uses the latest health technology to measure participants’ health and inform them about the impacts of smoking, alcohol misuse and diet, which can increase the risk of major chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer, kidney disease, obesity and cardiovascular disease.

See: www.menzies.edu.au/page/News_and_Events/Latest_News/Mobile_health_lab_aims_to_reduce_chronic_disease_during_National_Science_Week/

This News item also featured in This Week in PHC Issue: 11 August 2016

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