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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

U.S. Treasuries narrowly mixed ahead of initial jobless claims, 30-year auction

The U.S. Treasuries remained narrowly mixed during Thursdays afternoon session ahead of the countrys initial jobless claims and super-long 30-year auction, both scheduled to be released today by 12:30GMT and 17:00GMT...

German bunds suffer after August manufacturing PMI cheers market investors

The German bunds suffered during European trading session Thursday after the countrys manufacturing PMI for the month of August cheered market investors, edged tad higher from that in July. The German 10-year bond...

Insurance rate cuts likely to re-steepen 2-10Y UST yield curve at the initial stage, bolster DXY Index: Scotiabank

insurance rate cuts could re-steepen the 2-10Y UST yield curve at the initial stage, bolstering the DXY Index. However, without an aggressive stance on further reductions, the steepening trend could reverse along with...

JGB yields deteriorate as Asian markets await to digest FOMC’s July meeting minutes; trade deal eyed

.The Japanese government bond yields deteriorated at close of morning session Thursday as Asian markets are yet to digest the FOMC July meeting minutes, released overnight amid ongoing global economic disturbances. Wall...

U.S. Treasuries suffer ahead of FOMC’s July meeting minutes, Fed Chair Powell’s Jackson Hole speech

The U.S. Treasuries suffered during Wednesdays afternoon session ahead of the Federal Open Market Committees (FOMC) end-July monetary policy meeting minutes, scheduled to be released today by 18:00GMT. Also, Fed Chair...

Politics

Emmanuel Macron, Vladimir Putin argue over their response to massive protests

French President Emmanuel Macron is the latest world leader to meet with Russias Vladimir Putin. He arrived in France on Monday for an official state visit. While in the country, Putin and Macron are expected to hold a...

Trevor Noah’s satirical theory suggests Donald Trump wants to get rid of Melania Trump

Both critics and supporters of Melania Trump and Donald Trump had recently been talking about one thing. It was Trevor Noahs theory that the President is allegedly weaving his immigration policies with the endgame of...

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

This month marks the 20-year milestone of Russian President Vladimir Putins political career. However, it has been marred with a series of pro-democracy protests in Moscow as well as the death of five scientists from a...

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...

Science

Cannabis compound offers potential therapy for pancreatic cancer

Cancer is one of the most feared illnesses around the world for various reasons. First, researchers have yet to find a cure that would completely heal patients. Various immunotherapies have been made available over the...

Injected HIV drug shows potential as ART pills alternative

Decades since the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) were discovered, scientists around the world still have not found the complete cure yet. But on the bright side,...

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

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

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Technology

‘Minecraft’ becomes more realistic with Nvidia RTX’s ray tracing support

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OnePlus 7T's possible final design shown in new render leak

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AMD to offer budget-friendly Radeon and Ryzen chips

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‘Borderlands 3’ players can have up to 1 billion weapons

One of the aspects that made the Borderlands series extremely popular is the massive loots and gun possibilities. Since gaming fans waited longer for the release of Borderlands 3, it is only fitting for them to expect way...

PlayStation 5 could arrive with an all-new design

More details about PlayStation 5 surfaced online, but the most interesting information is its supposed design. Sony appears to be taking the next-generation console tag to the next level. Aside from upgraded hardware...
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