24 June 2019 NICM researchers and their expertise have been sought by the World Health Organization for two separate initiatives, the Guideline Development Group for physical activity in youth, adults and older adults; and the Working Group on WHO Benchmarks for Training in Yoga.
12 June 2019 The new Australian documentary High as Mike showcases the trials and tribulations of patients using and seeking to use medicinal cannabis. Featuring Olivia Newton-John and NICM's own Justin Sinclair and Associate Professor Vicki Kotsirilos, AM.
5 June 2019 Researchers from NICM Health Research Institute, Harvard University, Kings College, Oxford University and University of Manchester have found the Internet can produce both acute and sustained alterations in specific areas of cognition, which may reflect changes in the brain, affecting our attentional capacities, memory processes, and social interactions.
21 May 2019 Premiering last night, SBS’s new eight-part series, produced by Warner Bros. Medicine or Myth? consults with NICM researchers to determine through science and evidence which remedies are perhaps more myth than genuine alternative medicine. Watch all episodes at SBS on Demand or on SBS Monday nights at 8.30pm.
27 March 2019 NICM research continues to be ‘world standard or above’ according to the latest Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) evaluation. The result confirms, for the third consecutive triennium of rating, NICM as a world-leading research institution, rated the highest possible - ERA 5.
6 February 2019 Eating a healthy diet can ease symptoms of depression, according to an analysis of data from almost 46, 000 people. The study pooled the results of 16 randomised controlled trials that looked at the effects of dietary interventions on symptoms of depression and anxiety.
23 January 2019 Under the Australian Government’s Innovation Connections scheme, NICM researchers will partner with Pharmako Biotechnologies to investigate a new form of curcumin for improving chronic inflammation.
17 January 2019 Research led by Dr Mike Armour has found that lifestyle interventions consisting of low-impact exercise, heat and acupressure are among the most effective self-care techniques for managing period pain.