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Yasmine Probst

Yasmine Probst

Senior lecturer, School of Medicine, University of Wollongong
Dr Yasmine Probst is a Research Fellow with the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute and an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian. Yasmine has been recognised as a Fellow by the Australasian Society of Health Informatics. In 2018 she was recognised by the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute awarded the Dame Bridget Ogilvie Clinical Research Excellence award.

Yasmine holds Masters qualifications in both dietetics and in health informatics and has been the recipient of consecutive National Health and Medical Research Council fellowships. She is the current Honours Coordinator for Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Wollongong and coordinator of the Visiting Researcher program for the Smart Foods Centre.

Yasmine has worked within the clinical trials research team to manage food-based intervention trials with a specific focus on dietary methodology, dietary modeling and food composition. She is a leader for food composition data use in Australia and in 2016 she was recognised by the Food and Agriculture Organization for her work in this area. In 2013, she developed a virtual interdisciplinary Centre for Nutrition Informatics. She is an active member of the Dietitians Association of Australia, Nutrition Society of Australia and the Health Informatics Society of Australia. Yasmine has presented her research at a number of national and international conferences and published widely.

Health check: will eating nuts make you gain weight?

Feb 19, 2019 17:02 pm UTC| Insights & Views Health

The Australian Dietary Guidelines recommend we eat 30g of nuts a small handful each day. But many of us know nuts are high in calories and fat. So should we be eating nuts or will they make us gain weight? In...

How researchers assess whether medications work

Dec 16, 2018 13:17 pm UTC| Insights & Views Science

This article is in the series This is research, where we ask academics to share and discuss open access articles that reveal important aspects of science. Todays piece explains how clinical trials assess drug...

How to get children to eat a rainbow of fruit and vegetables

Aug 28, 2018 12:59 pm UTC| Insights & Views Health

Worldwide, people are not eating enough fruit and vegetables. In Australia, less than 4% of us meet the Australian Dietary Guideline recommendations for vegetables by age group. Worryingly, children and teenagers are even...

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Economy

Australian bonds suffer following ease in global recession fears; RBA hints at further easing

The Australian government bonds suffered during Asian session of the second trading day of the week Tuesday following investors improved appetite after global recession fears eased, tracking hopes of stimuli from major...

ECB likely to cut deposit rate by 10bp in September meeting; prepares new stimulus: says Rabobank

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U.S. Treasury yields continue upswing ahead of FOMC’s July policy meeting minutes

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UK gilt yields jump ahead of 10-year auction amid uncertainties over Brexit deal

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German bunds suffer despite lower-than-expected rise in Eurozone July CPI; eyes on August manufacturing PMI

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Politics

Donald Trump loves that Melania Trump agrees with him about the prenup

The marriage of United States President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump is possibly one of the most followed subjects in the media today. Since Mr. Trump is known for being a wealthy man, many might be wondering...

Prototype of a nuclear missile that Vladimir Putin bragged about allegedly failed

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To restore trust in government, we need to reinvent how the public service works

Around the world, the most informed and effective public servants are changing the way they develop policy and services. Australian public servants are eager to do the same, but their leaders are not supporting them to do...

Why we can't just blame rising inequality for the growth of populism around the world

The idea is now commonplace that income inequality is inexorably on the rise. The US experience in particular has become central to a new grand narrative prominent in public debate and taken to apply across rich countries:...

Russian protests highlight how authorities crackdown on activists – by targeting their families

When Dmitri Prokazov and his wife Olga Prokazov recently found themselves caught up in an unsanctioned demonstration in Moscow, while out with their one-year-old son, they didnt expect it to end with prosecutors...

Science

Cryptic genetic variation: the hidden changes in your DNA that could produce new diseases

Rarely has our environment changed so quickly. On top of climate change, were exposing ourselves to air pollutants, microplastics and unprecedented levels of fat, salt and sugar in our food. Environmental change is one...

Lab studies suggest medicinal plants can help repair human bone and tissue

Theres been a rise in recent years of biomedical engineering techniques that can restore lost tissue and bone. If youve been in a car crash, for instance, there are ways to restore or repair the lost body part or damaged...

Environmental destruction is a war crime, but it's almost impossible to fall foul of the laws

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HIV/AIDS deaths drop despite lack of complete cure

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Donald Trump’s cancer cure promise still needs proof

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Technology

‘Cyberpunk 2077’ release date: What are the mini-games that the developers have created inside the title?

Cyberpunk 2077 will be an emotional journey as confirmed by lead quest designer Pawel Sasko. But apart from the storyline, one of the things that are attracting attention is the mini-games that the developers have given...

‘The Last of Us Part 2’ release date: Is Troy Baker dead in the sequel?

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‘GTA 6’ rumor originating from 4chan likely a fake

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Developers promise the series will not end in ‘Borderlands 3’

Borderlands 3 will be released in less than a month and fans of the series are looking forward to it, especially for its new co-op gameplay. On the other hand, some gamers are wondering whether it is going to be the...

South Korea’s generous incentives might boost Tesla Model 3’s sales

Tesla has become a household name in North America, especially in the United States, where more and more consumers are choosing to get electric vehicles that can drive itself. This year, the company is seeing major...
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