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23 November 2021
Endometriosis is known to impact work productivity. The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a shift in working practices for many, with an increase in working from home and/or flexible working hours. New research lead by NICM Health Research Institute highlights the latest data on endometriosis and the workplace and lessons from Australia’s response to COVID-19.
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2 November 2019
A new rapid systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials shows zinc can prevent symptoms and shorten the duration of a community-acquired acute viral respiratory tract infections, such as the common cold and flu-like illnesses.

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23 September 2021
To better support over 8,000 people living with dementia in the Canterbury-Bankstown region, Western will lead new research exploring the lived experiences of people with dementia and the city’s infrastructure.

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2 September 2021
Western Sydney University is the first Australian university to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Government’s Ministry of AYUSH to appoint an Academic Chair in Ayurvedic Medicine. The collaboration will build capacity for the evidenced-based validation of Ayurvedic medicine and aligned inventions such as Ayurveda herbal medicine, yoga and meditation.
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15 July 2021
Researchers at Western Sydney University’s NICM Health Research Institute have received Government funding to develop a supportive cancer care program tailored to meet the needs of Vietnamese, Arabic and Chinese women living with cancer across Sydney and the Greater Western Sydney region.
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1 July 2021
NICM Health Research Institute has featured recently across international media titles such as Psychology Today in the US, South China Morning Post, MSN News, Yahoo! News, lifestyle magazine GQ, Men's Journal, Women's Health to ABC Radio and local papers such as Bendigo Advertiser.
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30 June 2021
Welcome to our mid-winter newsletter. We hope you are safe and well. With the current government restrictions that are now in place and the impact on University operations, we continue to adapt and adjust to a new normal once again, and take steps to safeguard the health, safety and wellbeing of our staff and students.
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30 June 2021
NICM Health Research Institute today announced the selection of Professor Dennis Chang, as director of the Institute, effective from 1 July 2021.
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14 June 2021
An updated bibliometric review led by NICM HRI reveals a tripling of published clinical studies on tai chi compared to the past decade, reporting on the benefits of tai chi for health and wellbeing.
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20 May 2021
Visiting international scholar Zahra Ayati from Tehran University of Medical Sciences has been working with NICM HRI on mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease..
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