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25 February 2020
New study findings suggest that weight gain after breast cancer is a greater problem than previously thought. The first national survey on weight after breast cancer in Australia, published in BMC Cancer journal, found close to two-thirds (63.7%) of women reported weight gain at an average of nine kilograms after a breast cancer diagnosis, and overall nearly one-in-five women (17%) added more than 20 kilograms.

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4 February 2020
NICM HRI’s Associate Professor Genevieve Steiner, dives deep into the complexity of dementia, exploring diagnosis, progression, contributing factors in its aetiology, and her exciting research on herbal interventions in the treatment of dementia and cognitive decline in the latest Fx Medicine Podcast.

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23 January 2020
NICM HRI is one of the first research institutes in Australia to be granted a medicinal cannabis manufacturing licence by the Federal Government’s Office of Drug Control.

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20 January 2020
NICM Health Research Institute has secured a further grant in 2020 from the Dry July Foundation Grant Program. The grant will see the continuation of free oncology support services for people who have, or have had cancer, to help provide relaxation and relief from cancer or treatment-related symptoms. The services will include massage, acupuncture and yoga.

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15 January 2020
Study confirms omega-3 fatty acids as an integrative treatment for the management of major depressive disorder, strengthening current international guidelines and clinical applicability.

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20 December 2019
What an action packed final three months to 2019. As we close off today on our last day for the year, on behalf of the NICM team, we wish you and your families a happy and safe holiday break.

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17 December 2019
NICM research stars Dr Carolyn Ee, Beatrice Venkataya and Justin Sinclair celebrated their achievements and awards received for research excellence at Western Sydney University.

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18 December 2019
NICM’s world-class research has generated over 2800 pieces of coverage in 2019, featuring in key outlets over the last couple of months such as 7NEWS, 9NEWS, The Project, 10 News First, ABC News, ABC Radio National, Triple J, Herald Sun, Daily Telegraph, and The Australian to name a few.

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16 December 2019
We are delighted to congratulate NICM HDR graduates Dr Zewdneh Sabe, Dr Simone Ormsby, Dr Most Afia Akhtar and Declan Power.

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12 December 2019
An exciting opportunity exists for four highly motivated PhD candidates to apply for the NICM-BI Scholarship and NICM-JFNT Scholarship programs until 29 Feb 2020.

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NICM HRI Seminar 2021: Assistant Professor Dr Paola Pedrelli

10 June 2021, Zoom webinar

NICM HRI Symposium 2021: Medicinal Cannabis

12 August 2021, Zoom webinar

NICM HRI Seminar 2021: Professor Christopher Scarlett

19 August 2021, Zoom webinar

NICM HRI Seminar 2021: Professor Jason Abbott

7 October 2021, Zoom webinar

NICM HRI Seminar 2021: Dr Sam Manager

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