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Brain cells that control appetite identified for first time

Dieting could be revolutionised, thanks to the ground-breaking discovery by the University of Warwick of the key brain cells which […]

Changing stroke definitions is causing chaos, warns Monash professor

Proposals to change the definitions of stroke and related conditions are causing confusion and chaos in clinical practice and research, […]

Dementia rates may be falling, not rising

World Alzheimer’s Day is a timely occasion to examine dementia statistics commonly quoted by advocacy groups and researchers. Take, for […]

New web resource for Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

The federal government has funded a new web resource developed by the University of Sydney to assist the prevention and […]

Cutting salt could save 3500 lives per year

Pre-packaged meals are putting Australians at higher risk of chronic diseases such as kidney, stroke and heart disease due to […]

Using seaweed sugar to heal brain injuries

Dr Richard Williams from RMIT University and Associate Professor David Nisbet from The Australian National University have created a “hydrogel […]

Stroke patient improvement with a brain-computer interface

University of Adelaide researchers have shown that it is possible for stroke patients to improve motor function using special training […]

New mindset in the search for stroke therapies

UNSW researchers have identified a promising new avenue to explore in the search for stroke treatments, after translating findings from […]

Learning to improve foot control in cerebral palsy

A device to measure foot control is being trialled to improve walking ability for adolescents and young adults with cerebral […]

Identifying a Brain Mechanism for Resilience in People with High Risk of Bipola…

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have identified a brain mechanism in siblings of bipolar patients […]