News

31 August 2020
Although about 60 per cent of patients starting chemotherapy, and 47 per cent of those receiving radiotherapy, also use complementary medicine, a “concerning” number of hospital cancer services do not have policies about complementary medicine practitioners or patient-initiated complementary medicine use, according to research published online today by the Medical Journal of Australia.
7 July 2020
As Melbourne returns to lockdown, the evidence suggests routine mask-wearing - as seen in many countries but not so far in Australia - could be a valuable tool to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
20 May 2020
Western Sydney University has been awarded two significant medical research grants worth over $2.1 million to further develop innovative strategies and approaches towards dementia prevention and treatment of atrial fibrillation, both common and devastating conditions that cut short lives across the world.

Events

NICM HRI 2021 Medicinal Cannabis Symposium brings together Australia’s leading medicinal cannabis researchers, academics and clinicians, showcasing current Australian research, and discussing regulatory developments and education regarding medicinal cannabis.

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19 October 2020
Join our guest seminar speaker, Dr Peters, as she provides an overview of evidence for raised blood pressure as a risk factor for dementia, and the complexities in the evidence for reducing blood pressure to reduce risk of dementia.