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Nutrients being trialled to manage OCD

University of Queensland researchers are conducting the Queensland trial of a new treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) using an amino […]

New resource helps families assess childhood cancer clinical trials

UNSW medical researchers are developing a tool to support families who are deciding whether to enrol in a childhood cancer […]

Keeping our aged citizens safe from ‘superbug’ attacks

Failing to contain ‘superbugs’ across nursing homes can have serious consequences, as the elderly population of nursing homes have a […]

Treating sleep apnoea could reduce dementia risk

Inadequate oxygen levels during sleep can damage the brain and increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, University of Queensland […]

Secrets of the brain may be key to understanding back pain

Researchers at Western Sydney University are seeking to discover why some people with acute onset lower back pain recover quickly, […]

Can ‘sleeping’ while you’re awake boost brain function?

Mimicking sleep processes in the awake brain of elderly people could prevent age-related decline in brain function. The University of […]

Lift less, gain more

The belief that lifting heavy weights is necessary to build muscles is being challenged by University of Queensland researchers. UQ School of […]

Smartphones in skin checks for early detection of melanoma

QUT skin cancer researchers are seeking community volunteers to participate in a skin self-examination study. Performed regularly, self-examination can alert […]

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 […]

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 […]