9 November 2017 Higher Degree Research students with an interest in the fields of mental health and herbal medicine are encouraged to apply for two new scholarships available at NICM. Provided in partnership with the Blackmores Institute, the scholarships will support two PhD students over three years. Applications are open until 26 November 2017.
3 November 2017 Acupuncture may help prepare pregnant women for labour by increasing the readiness of the cervix, although more research is needed to determine if the therapy can decrease the need for medical inductions.
26 October 2017 NICM scientists have found significant improvements in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome symptoms in overweight women by combining lifestyle interventions such as diet and exercise with a novel herbal formulation.
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.