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Immune control: Treating brain injury with an on/off switch

Australian researchers have developed ground-breaking technology for controlling the body’s own immune response to brain damage, in an advance that […]

Landmark concussion study a game changer

La Trobe University concussion expert Dr Alan Pearce studied 25 former NRL players and compared them with 25 men of […]

Social isolation health message fails to cut through

Social isolation has been shown to pose a greater health threat than smoking, poor diet and lack of exercise – […]

Using seaweed sugar to heal brain injuries

Dr Richard Williams from RMIT University and Associate Professor David Nisbet from The Australian National University have created a “hydrogel […]

Memory aids for people with brain injuries

During Brain Injury Awareness Week, new research has emerged from Monash University showing that smartphone apps may actually help people […]

Antidepressant use increases risk of head injuries among persons with Alzheimer…

Antidepressant use is associated with an increased risk of head injuries and traumatic brain injuries among persons with Alzheimer’s disease, […]

6 ways men can take better care of their health

Men are less likely than women to see a doctor or other health provider, suggesting they care less about their […]

Sensors to monitor and treat concussion

University of Sydney researchers have developed an impact sensor being worn by players at Randwick Rugby Union Club to better […]

Jekyll and Hyde cells: their role in brain injury and disease revealed

New research has shown how normally helpful brain cells can turn rogue and kill off other brain cells following injury […]

Raising brain injury awareness

Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) affects 1-in-12 Australians, many of them young people who end up languishing in aged care facilities. […]