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Researchers aim to improve self-management of early-stage dementia through innovative online platform

In a world-first, researchers at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) are trialling an online intervention for …

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Researchers show muscle relaxants are ineffective and may be unsafe for low back pain

Australian researchers have found muscle relaxants are largely ineffective and potentially unsafe when treating low …

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Researchers reduce severity of sleep apnoea by at least 30 per cent

In an Australian-first, researchers have successfully repurposed two existing medications to reduce the severity of …

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Landmark trial, eWALK, aims to help people with spinal cord injury walk again

  Australian researchers are embarking on a landmark international trial which aims to help people with …

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World’s largest bipolar genomics study provides new insights into the biological causes of the disorder

In a global collaborative investigation, researchers at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and over 200 other …

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Trial to reduce frailty and improve mental health, connecting older Australians and preschoolers

In an Australian first, scientists will today begin a pilot trial bringing together older adults …

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New e-Health exercise program helps prevent falls in older people by up to 20 per cent

Coinciding with Falls Awareness Month, a new study into the balance exercise program, StandingTall, has shown …

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NeuRA and Kidsafe Australia release updated National Child Restraint Guidelines

Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and Kidsafe Australia today launched the Best Practice Guidelines for the Safe …

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Royal Commission Into Aged Care Highlights Need For Better Fall Prevention Strategies

NeuRA research shows targeted interventions can reduce fall rates by up to 50% The risk of …

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Call for more culturally appropriate aged care services for older Aboriginal Australians

A new study has found that the majority of older Aboriginal Australians are avoiding mainstream health and …

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Older Aussies turn to video games to improve balance and brain function

A new exercise program based on arcade-style dance games is being trialled in aged care …

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Scientists find design of motorcycles linked to risk of pelvic injuries

A world-first study has found the design of fuel tanks and the sitting position of …

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Researchers recommend used child safety seats are thoroughly inspected

Researchers have found that despite heavy use, sun exposure, and general wear and tear, older …

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Researchers open the door to new schizophrenia treatment

Newly published research has identified the biological changes that cause the negative symptoms and psychosis …

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Pain research using virtual reality receives $A5 million from the US Department of Defence

Research that is being co-led by NeuRA and UNSW Sydney has been awarded $A5 million …

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New Spinal Cord Injury Research Centre offers new hope and treatment discoveries

Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) has today opened Australia’s new Spinal Cord Injury Research Centre. The Centre will …

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