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Brain training boosts attention and mood of seniors

Preliminary findings from one of the first mental health research projects started at USC’s Thompson Institute has found that brain […]

Regional health divide: Stroke treatment a cruel lottery

Regional and rural communities are bearing the brunt of Australia’s stroke burden, according to an updated Stroke Foundation report released. […]

How our eyes process visual cues

The mystery of how human eyes compute the direction of moving light has been made clearer by scientists at The […]

A disabling chemotherapy side effect in focus

Thousands of Australian cancer survivors experience chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN), but little is known about its impact on a national […]

3D printing may revolutionise root canal therapy

Researchers have created 3D-printed artificial blood vessels that could revolutionise root canal therapy to help people retain fully functioning teeth. […]

Hope to Parkinson’s disease patients

Research led by the University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre has found a protein abnormality linked to brain cell […]

How old is too old for cholesterol lowering medications?

The benefits of healthy older people taking statins to prevent heart disease and stroke needs to be balanced with the […]

Medicinal cannabis reduces epileptic seizures in children

A form of medicinal cannabis, cannabidiol, has significantly reduced convulsive seizures in a group of children with a severe form […]

New international guidelines for childhood sport-related concussion

Australian researchers from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute’s (MCRI) have led a review to evaluate evidence regarding the management of […]

Improving stroke data analysis

Improving the way data from patients with stroke are collected and analysed avoids misleading comparisons of hospital performance, according to […]