News

23 September 2017
New Australian-led research has confirmed that smartphone apps are an effective treatment option for depression, paving the way for safe and accessible interventions for the millions of people around the world diagnosed with this condition.

18 July 2017
Medical researchers in Australia and New Zealand have shown that acupuncture treatment significantly reduces period pain intensity, duration and symptoms over time, with improvements being sustained up to a year after treatment. Primary Dysmenorrhea (period pain) is the most common gynaecological complaint in menstruating women with up to four in five women suffering at some stage during their reproductive years.

9 June 2017
With more than a million Australians predicted to be diagnosed with dementia by 2050, Western Sydney University is developing a region-first multidisciplinary Memory Clinic to help provide early diagnosis and local solutions for families affected by the debilitating condition. Dr Genevieve Steiner, NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow, NICM says providing local solutions are the key to reducing the burden of the expected dementia epidemic.

Events

NICMSYMP17
NICM 2017 Symposium, Clinical Trials in Integrative Medicine: Challenges and Opportunities, will take place on the 16 November 2017 at 1PSQ, Western Sydney University Parramatta City campus.