1 December 2017 Early psychosis is associated with nutritional deficiencies, new research from Australia has found, potentially presenting new avenues for improving health among the millions of people affected worldwide. International research led by NICM systematically reviewed evidence examining nutritional deficiencies in people being treated for psychotic disorders for the first time.
17 November 2017 Over 130 researchers, clinicians, practitioners, research collaborators, government and industry decision makers from across Australia attended this week the NICM Symposium, Clinical Trials in Integrative Medicine: Challenges and Opportunities.
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.