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World MS Day 2018: Wednesday 30 May spotlights research

MS Australia (MSA), MS Research Australia, the four state/territory MS organisations and the international multiple sclerosis (MS) community will recognise […]

World Hypertension Day: Thursday 17 May 2018

Help Stroke Foundation halve the number of strokes in Australia by simply having a blood pressure check #fightstroke. Stroke Foundation […]

Potential role for medicinal cannabis in treating neuromuscular disease

New research – a first of its kind – published recently in the prestigious journal Scientific Reports, by Macquarie University and […]

Doctors warn against unnecessary CT scans in children presenting with new onset…

New medical advice is recommending doctors avoid Computed Tomography (CT) scans when evaluating children and adolescents who present with their […]

Language not necessarily essential to complex thought and planning

New research from an international team of researchers suggests that the language system in the brain is not necessarily essential […]

New hope for stroke patients

Stroke is one of Australia’s biggest killers and a leading cause of disability. Stroke is treatable, however treatments are time […]

‘Thought control’ approach to spinal injury rehab raises new hope

Griffith medical graduate and Gold Coast University Hospital junior doctor Dinesh Palipana thinks about walking a lot, since a car […]
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Research finds possible mechanism between sleep and Alzheimer’s disease

Edith Cowan University (ECU) research has found individuals with particular genetic variations in Aquaporin-4 (AQP4) proteins reported poorer sleep and […]

Schizophrenia a side effect of human development

Schizophrenia may have evolved as an “unwanted side effect” of the development of the complex human brain, a new study […]

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 […]