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Health app guide to protect customers

Researchers have designed a set of guidelines to help protect consumers and assist health app developers understand laws and regulations. […]

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 […]

One hour of exercise a week can prevent depression

Even small amounts of exercise – from as little as one hour per week – can offer significant protection against […]

Mental illness rising among meth/amphetamine and ecstasy users

Mental illnesses are becoming more common among meth/amphetamine and ecstasy users, according to a report released by the Australian Institute […]

Users of social media at risk of low self-esteem

From movies to magazines, traditional media has long been criticised for perpetuating unrealistic beauty standards—thin ideals that generate low self-esteem […]

Participants needed for new study into prescription-only opioid use in managing…

Researchers from the University of Tasmania’s School of Medicine (Psychology) are seeking participants for a new study about the experiences […]

Personality Bites: Scientists find biggest diet derailers

With almost two in three Australian adults overweight or obese, a new CSIRO report has analysed the five main diet […]

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 […]

Afternoon slump or the brain’s expectations at work?

The brain’s reward centre activates differently across the day, peaking in the morning and evening, according to new research from […]

Stress a key factor in Alzheimer’s deterioration

High stress may be a major contributor to the development of Alzheimer’s disease, a recent University of Tasmania study has […]
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