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Hidden causes of methamphetamine-related death

Significant increases in mortality rates between 2009 and 2015 indicate a major methamphetamine problem in Australia, National Drug and Alcohol Research […]

Poor mental health could lead to unnecessary nasal surgery

Surgeons who rely on a patient’s own report of their nasal function may not be getting an accurate picture – unless they […]

World-first ketamine trial shows promise for geriatric depression

Australian researchers have completed the world’s first randomised control trial (RCT) assessing the efficacy and safety of ketamine as a […]

Re-training the brain in pain

Psychologists are working on ways to reduce the brain’s sensitivity to pain, with the aim of improving pain management techniques. […]

Suicide education program gives meaning to mateship

New research from the University of South Australia has shown the MATES in Construction (MIC) program, designed to turn around […]

Community language versions of dementia and driving aid booklet launched

The decision to give up driving is a difficult one for dementia sufferers – and their families or carers – […]

One third of fake images go undetected in recent study

A third of manipulated images go undetected in new University of Warwick, UK study Researchers took photos of real world […]

Responding to foetal alcohol impacts in children

Children with foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) are more likely to fail at school, have attention problems and talk about […]

Islet transplantation: positive step for people with type 1 diabetes

Professor Jane Speight has spoken on the benefits and issues of islet cell transplantation at the world’s leading diabetes conference. […]

More Australians seeking drug treatment

More Australians are undergoing treatment for drug use, with a rising number seeking help due to amphetamines, according to a […]