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Stroke survivors urged to keep moving

Most stroke survivors are doing little or no physical activity and spend most of their time sitting or lying down, […]

Re-training the brain in pain

Psychologists are working on ways to reduce the brain’s sensitivity to pain, with the aim of improving pain management techniques. […]

What fly guts could reveal about our health

New evidence reveals the gut bacteria composition of the common fruit fly affects consumption as well as reproductive behaviour – […]

Could too much sitting be bad for our brain?

In many aspects of our life when we need to use our brain power, we tend to sit down: at […]

Treatment for children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

A new research study from the University of Sydney has found that for children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, the most effective […]

Influenza linked to deadly brain disease

University of Sydney researchers have established a link between influenza and devastating brain diseases in children. Published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, […]

The effects of childhood stroke on motor skills

Stroke is one of the top 10 causes of death in children, yet there is very little research around childhood […]

Community language versions of dementia and driving aid booklet launched

The decision to give up driving is a difficult one for dementia sufferers – and their families or carers – […]

Pop on the kettle to prevent disease

There is now even more reason to enjoy a cup of tea with a new review of existing research showing […]

Responding to foetal alcohol impacts in children

Children with foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) are more likely to fail at school, have attention problems and talk about […]