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Battling the side effects of prostate cancer

A study at the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition at Deakin University is seeking men with prostate cancer to […]

Australia’s largest trial of ketamine to treat depression begins

The largest randomised control trial to evaluate the effectiveness of ketamine as a new treatment for major depression has begun […]

Aussie peanuts are good for our brains

Research undertaken by the University of South Australia has shown that eating peanuts everyday can improve cognitive function including some […]

Cannabinoid replacement drug trial to help cannabis smokers quit habit

An Australian research team is recruiting cannabis smokers who need help quitting or reducing their cannabis-use for a world-first trial […]

Pneumococcal vaccine’s impact on heart health

We are seeking those who are at risk of, but have not had, a heart attack or stroke. Canberrans are […]

Oral health of the nation to be assessed in new study

Thousands of people across Australia will take part in dental interviews and free dental examinations as part of a $5.8 […]

Does weight loss surgery help with problem eating habits?

More Australians are turning to surgery to help treat obesity – but once their surgery is over, what impact does […]

Surviving cancer – at what cost?

Understanding how chemotherapy-induced nerve damage impacts on the quality of life of Australia’s cancer survivors is the goal of a new […]

Tackling Type 2 diabetes with fasting

Diabetes is the epidemic of the 21st century and the biggest challenge confronting Australia’s health system with around 1.7 million […]

Resistance training may improve older men’s bones in fight against osteoporosis

A new study targeting older men with low bone mass expects to see big improvements in bone and muscle strength […]