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Sugar improves memory in over-60s, helping them work smarter

A small dose of sugar can improve memory in older adults, motivate them to work harder and puts them in […]

New leads on treating dementia and Alzheimer’s

A new study by scientists in Australia and the US provides an explanation for why clinical trials of drugs targeting […]

The brain is able to anticipate painful movements following injury

When people are injured, how does the brain adapt the body’s movements to help avoid pain? New research published in […]

Groundbreaking research trial gives hope to stroke patients

A Melbourne research trial has paved the way for improved outcomes for stroke patients. EXTEND-IA TNK investigated the impact of […]

Patients with severe paralysis regain use of hands and fingers

Six people with severe spinal cord injuries have regained the use of their hands and fingers through a non-invasive spinal […]

Going ‘haywire’ is bad news for MND sufferers

Increased energy – or metabolic use – in patients with motor neurone disease (MND) has been linked to faster disease […]

Genetic link to devastating epilepsies discovered

Families of children with severe epilepsies may be able to avoid having a second child born with the devastating disease, […]

New stroke drug melts brain clots faster, costs less and improves recovery

A breakthrough in stroke medical research found a drug, traditionally used for heart attacks, dissolves blood clots in the brain […]

New drug calms violent patients

Queensland paramedics are leading the world by introducing a new drug, droperidol, to quickly and safely calm violent patients fuelled […]

World MS Day 2018 brings us closer

The MS International Federation (MSIF) World MS Day 2018 #bringinguscloser campaign and research theme will connect those affected by multiple […]
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