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Volunteers sought for genetics of depression study

Researchers are seeking adults who’ve been treated for depression to join a global investigation of the genetic origins of an […]

Liquor review must address violence

One year on since the Royal Commission into Family Violence (Victoria) report was tabled in State Parliament, leading researchers are […]

Boosting natural brain opioids could be the way to treat anxiety

Boosting natural brain opioids may be a better way to treat disabling emotions, says new research revealing their role in […]

Largest bisexual mental health study

La Trobe University is conducting one of the largest ever studies on the mental health of people who are attracted […]

Snuggle, run or cry: What’s your ‘normal’ after sex?

A new QUT study is looking to lift the covers off people’s feelings, emotions and actions immediately after sexual activity. QUT Professor […]

Brain study identifies bipolar marker

People with the highest risk of developing bipolar disorder exhibit weak connections in the emotional areas of the brain, a […]

One in 10 women with a chronic condition turns to acupuncture

The ancient remedies of Chinese medicine and acupuncture are important elements of the health care choices made by women of […]

The six top chronic health issues affecting Australians: new research

Hypertension (high blood pressure), osteoarthritis, hyperlipidaemia (high cholesterol), depression, anxiety, and asthma are the six most common chronic health conditions […]

Better sleep feels like winning the lottery

Improving your sleep quality is as beneficial to health and happiness as winning the lottery, according to research by the […]

World-first trial shows improving diet can treat major depression

A new trial from Deakin University has shown for the first time that improving diet quality can treat major depression. […]