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Probiotic benefits for night shift workers

Improving the health of night shift workers with the use of probiotics is the focus of a new Griffith study. […]

High protein diet, low Alzheimer’s risk

A diet high in protein-rich foods such as meat and legumes reduces the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, new research […]

New research into the brain’s backup motor systems could open door to novel str…

New research published in The Journal of Physiology could open the door to new therapies to improve the movement of […]

Treating sleep apnoea could reduce dementia risk

Inadequate oxygen levels during sleep can damage the brain and increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, University of Queensland […]

Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease: Dr Julian Rodrigues

   Video transcript A number of trials of DBS [deep brain stimulation] have occurred for almost two decades now. […]

Treatments for Parkinson’s disease: Dr Julian Rodrigues

   Video transcript Everyone who is diagnosed with Parkinson’s should be aware that it is a progressive disease. We […]

Symptoms and causes of Parkinson’s disease: Dr Julian Rodrigues

  Video transcript Hello, I am Julian Rodrigues, a Perth-based neurologist. I have a sub-speciality in the field of movement […]
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Probiotics could be a key to cystic fibrosis outcomes

UNSW medical researcher Keith Ooi has received a $1 million grant to lead a major study to see if probiotics […]

Alzheimer’s blood test will accelerate research into the disease

A blood test for Alzheimer’s disease, developed and validated by scientists from Japan and Australia, could speed up the pace […]

Drug shown to reverse brain deficits caused by alcohol

QUT researchers have identified a drug that could potentially help our brains reboot and reverse the damaging impacts of heavy […]