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Neuroticism blamed for smartphone addiction

A third of young Australian smartphone users have reported feeling anxious if unable to regularly check their phones, according to […]

Too many unnecessary medications prescribed for dementia patients

Medication use climbed 10 percent per year among newly diagnosed dementia patients, a new international study led by the University […]

Autism and schizophrenia share common traits

New research at Swinburne has revealed a significant overlap in the traits associated with autism and schizophrenia. It has also […]

Accept yourself, and you’ll eat better

The battle to correct eating disorders has taken an interesting turn with researchers finding that acceptance of weight, body and […]

Five-day Facebook break decreases stress levels

Quitting Facebook may do more than protect your private data – it could also significantly reduce your stress levels. New […]

Opioid analgesics reduce use of antipsychotics in persons with Alzheimer’s dise…

Initiating an opioid analgesic reduced the use of antipsychotics and benzodiazepines in persons with Alzheimer’s disease, a recent study from […]

StandBy – support after suicide launches dedicated website to help those impact…

StandBy – Support After Suicide is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, www.standbysupport.com.au, providing a greater online […]

Konnect: R U OK? creates app to increase moments of joy and connection in time …

Encouraging people to spend more time with their friends and family is the driving-force behind a new tool developed by […]

Warning over claims that medical cannabis cuts opioid use

Claims that medical cannabis use has reduced opioid overdose deaths in the United States have been challenged by a University […]
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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 […]
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