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Hearing aids may delay cognitive decline

Media Release 28 February 2020 Wearing hearing aids may delay cognitive decline in older adults and improve brain function, according to promising new research published in the Journal...

Sleep better with saffron

New research out of Murdoch University has shown that saffron can enhance the quality of sleep in adults who have been experiencing poor sleep. Published...

Type 2 diabetes trial open for registration

The current physical activity guidelines recommend a time commitment of between 150-300 minutes per week. These recommendations are based on evidence that aerobic exercise improves...

Digital game might help kids with ADHD focus

A trial published in The Lancet Digital Health suggests that a digital intervention for paediatric attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) might help to improve...

Reducing salt would save thousands of lives

Media Release 25 February, 2020 Further evidence adds weight to call for urgent action on salt targets Most people get a blood pressure lowering benefit from eating...

Pharmacist vaccination program needs more

Media Release 25 February, 2020 A First Step: Comprehensive Travel Medicines Package & NIP access still needed The Pharmacy Guild Queensland has cautiously welcomed the recent...

Smoke pollution advice

Media Release 24 February, 2020 National approach “urgently needed” for smoke pollution advice Experts are calling for an independent national expert committee on air pollution and health...

Nerlynx access program now open

Media Release 11 February, 2020 Specialised Therapeutics Australia (STA), the pharmaceutical company that distributes Nerlynx (neratinib) in Australia, has opened a co-pay access program to help...

Brisbane residents, this is why you’ve been sneezing

Brisbane’s grass pollen levels over the past two months have been up to four times higher than levels recorded anywhere in Australia (since comparative...

Half of women unhappy with sex lives

Media Release 24 February, 2020 Most young women unhappy, stressed about their sex lives: Study A study conducted by the Women’s Health Research Program at Monash...

Iron – a key nutrient to Closing the Gap

New research highlights the importance of adequate iron in supporting early childhood development in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. Early childhood anaemia (during 6...

Men, your biological clock is also ticking

Australian fertility experts show that IVF success rates drop as men age, debunking the myth that only women experience declining fertility as they get...
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