Neuroscience Research Australia

Brain scans to diagnose Alzheimer's

Clinical trial results for lecanemab are a significant step rather than a ‘historic breakthrough’, say UNSW experts in Alzheimer’s disease.

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The Watch Walk algorithm could help reduce falls and fall-related injuries in elderly people, study shows.

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Projects to develop therapies for childhood cancer and phantom limb pain have been awarded MRFF grants.

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A new UNSW evidence review has found there is still no consensus between researchers about why exercise works for low back pain patients – despite decades of studies on the topic.

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Research from UNSW and NeuRA has revealed that nearly half of Australian parents using restraints are using them incorrectly, increasing the risk of serious injury to children by up to three times.

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Snoring has been linked to serious health conditions such as obstructive sleep apnoea and cardiovascular disease, writes Jason Amatoury.

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A new Australian study modelling the early stages of Parkinson’s disease has given researchers insight into its causes and a possible treatment.

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UNSW research has overturned previously held ideas of how Alzheimer’s disease develops, opening the door to new treatment options that could halt or slow the progression of the disease. 

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UNSW-linked dementia research has been given a major boost with six academics receiving prestigious Dementia Research Development Fellowships worth up to $605,000 each.

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UNSW researchers have uncovered a new biomarker for schizophrenia that provides further insight into the development of the debilitating disease and may ultimately improve diagnosis and treatment.

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