4 April 2016 Prostate cancer (PCa) has a wide range of manifestations from asymptomatic to widespread metastasis. Active surveillance rather than immediate aggressive treatment has emerged as a viable option for men with early stage, localised, and low risk PCa. However, up to 35 per cent of these men will exhibit progression of PCa within four years.
31 March 2016 NICM’s Professor Caroline Smith will be drawing on her previous small scale study that identified knowledge gaps and skills amongst older people when understanding different information sources and evidence available regarding complementary medicine for her new health literacy study supported by IRT Foundation.
30 March 2016
Earlier this month in Canberra, the Australian Parliament’s Trade and Investment Growth Committee concluded the public hearings as part of the Inquiry into Australia’s Future in Research and Innovation.
28 March 2016 Earlier in March, the School of Chinese Medicine of Hong Kong Baptist University hosted the "International Forum on the Development of Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Hospital" that brought together international experts to share their insights about integrating Chinese and Western medicine.
21 March 2016 We are delighted to congratulate three of NICM’s PhD candidates, Kate Levett, Michael Armour, and Susan Arentz on their recent thesis submission and official notification of graduation, which is set for early next month. An outstanding achievement by all three PhD candidates, well done!
21 March 2016 A team of NICM researchers and collaborators were commissioned by the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (CMBA) to produce the new Nomenclature Compendium for commonly used Chinese Herbal Medicine. The compendium is now available on the CMBA website as a listed resource to the New Guidelines for safe Chinese herbal medicine practice.
15 March 2016
Happy birthday to CSIRO, the Australian peak scientific research agency which celebrated on the 16 March, an important milestone in Australia's history of science – 100 years of putting science at the heart of industry and innovation.
1 March 2016
NICM NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow, Dr Genevieve Steiner was invited to present her research in integrative medicine for mild cognitive impairment and dementia at a healthcare professionals networking event.
10 February 2016 The Index of Wellbeing for Older Australians is an Australia-wide study – the first of its kind – into the wellbeing of older people. It maps how older Australians are faring nationally across five areas, including, health, resources, participation and wealth.