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Antidepressants are commonly prescribed for a variety of mental health conditions, including depression and anxiety disorders, with one in seven Australians currently using these drugs. But weaning people off these medications can come with serious withdrawal symptoms.
A revolutionary 4D scanner developed by 4DMedical is being tested as part of research project lead by Associate Professor David Parson to enhance the diagnosis of lung disease for billions of people globally, especially children. The new scanner has been used to assist with the management of several lung conditions such as cystic fibrosis (CF), asthma and even COVID-19, establishing Australia at the forefront of lung science.
Redefining cerebral palsies as a diverse group of neurodevelopmental disorders with genetic aetiology
Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a movement disorder traditionally viewed as resulting from damage to the developing brain, often occurring at around birth.
A new South Australian study has found breastfeeding for six months or more appears to reduce the risk of cardiovascular problems developing in mothers for at least three years after delivery.
Paediatric endocrinologist and diabetes researcher, Professor Jennifer Couper has been presented with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s Luminary Award.
Rudrarup Bhattacharjee from the Robinson Research Institute travelled to Melbourne to attend and present at the International Congress of Genetics in July.
Thousands of South Australian teenagers participated in the largest meningococcal vaccine research trial of its kind in the world, ‘B Part of It’, in 2017-2018 to investigate the vaccine’s impact on herd immunity against the potentially fatal meningitis B bacteria.