Neuroscience Research Australia

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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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Still Alice is a poignant window on the world of the millions of people living with Alzheimer’s disease and a powerful motivation in the quest for a cure, write Muireann Irish and Rebekah Ahmed.

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Falls are common in elderly people but the risk increases markedly when they have depressive symptoms and use antidepressants, new research shows.

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Brain research in Australia has received a significant boost with the opening of a world-class $54 million facility – part of the Neuroscience Research Precinct.

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Research has found the brains of people with schizophrenia may be under attack by the immune system, with 40 per cent of patients shown to have increased inflammation.

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