Amanda Salis
With a BSc (Hons) from the University of Western Australia and a PhD from the University of Geneva, Switzerland, Associate Professor Amanda Salis (nee Sainsbury) leads a research team at the University of Sydney's Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders that aims to help people to attain and maintain an optimum body weight and composition.
Health Check: The Science of 'Hangry', Or Why Some People Get Grumpy When They're Hungry

There are many reasons why some people get very grumpy when they haven't eaten for a while.

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Ian Hamilton
Ian is a lecturer in mental health in the Department of Health Sciences, with an interest in the relationship between substance use and mental health (Dual Diagnosis). Ian trained and worked as a mental health nurse in South London, working with people who had a severe mental health problem and used drugs or alcohol problematically. He joined the Department in 2004 as a lecturer. His interest in this client group has continued through his work with teams who come into contact with such clients, and also facilitating sessions in this area.
Paul Galdas
Paul is a senior lecturer, NMC approved teacher, and a leading researcher in the field of men’s health. His PhD, examining the influence of masculinity on men’s help-seeking behaviour for cardiac chest pain, was awarded in 2006 from the University of Leeds. Since this time he has developed a programme of research investigating men’s help-seeking and engagement with health services in a variety of issues including coronary heart disease, depression, and chronic illness, and has published widely on these topics.
Four Times As Many Men As Women Are Diagnosed With Cannabis Psychosis

The journey from first using cannabis through to developing mental health problems is very different for men and women.

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Eliza Berlage
Editor at The Conversation
The Verdict Is In: Feel-Good Exercise Hormone Irisin is Real

The hormone irisin is one of the things that makes exercise good for us.

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Ian Olver
Clinical Professor of Oncology at Cancer Council Australia
Why We Should Consider Whether It's Time to Allow Sex Selection in IVF: NHMRC

Should parents be allowed to select the sex of their child through IVF when there’s no compelling medical reason to do so?

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Clare Collins
Professor in Nutrition and Dietetics at University of Newcastle
Health Check: Five Reasons to Put the Kettle On and Have a Cup of Tea

Around the world, tea is the most common drink after water.

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