12 November 2019 Endometriosis is a chronic, inflammatory condition where tissue similar to the lining of the uterus is found outside of the womb. It affects around one in ten women of reproductive age, causing pain, infertility and gastrointestinal symptoms.
12 November 2019 A new study lead by NICM reports that one in eight Australian women with endometriosis use cannabis to alleviate pain and other symptoms, rating the plant based medicine as the most effective way to self-manage the disorder.
30 October 2019 NICM researchers presented an interactive workshop ‘GP Wellbeing: Looking after myself and looking after my patients’ at RACGP 2019 conference this month. The workshop was designed to allow participants to explore evidence-based strategies to optimise their own wellbeing.
21 October 2019 Commencing in early 2020, NICM Health Research Institute’s Dr Mitchell Low will undertake a new project to help understand how natural products interact together, focusing on when the activity of each compound increases in combination.
11 October 2019 Along with significant physical pain, endometriosis also hurts Australian women at the hip pocket, as well as having significant economic effects on society as a whole, a new study published today in PLoS one confirms.
8 October 2019 A new Australian clinical trial is hoping to take the pain out of osteoarthritis for the 2.2 million Australians suffering from the condition. NICM researchers are currently recruiting for a clinical trial assessing the use of a herbal medicine for the management of osteoarthritis of the knee.
30 September 2019 NICM researchers Professor Smith and Dr Firth are among the “best of the best” when it comes to the nation’s leading researchers identified in The Australian’s 2019 Research Magazine.