Neurology

Nutrients being trialled to manage OCD
Mental Health 15 Dec 2018

Nutrients being trialled to manage OCD

University of Queensland researchers are conducting the Queensland trial of a new treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder using an amino acid supplement.
Cholinesterase Test: What it is, What it’s For & Results Explained
Family's Health 13 Dec 2018

Cholinesterase Test: What it is, What it’s For & Results Explained

>What is cholinesterase? Cholinesterase is an enzyme required for function in the nervous system and is reponsible for breaking down acetylcholine (a neurotransmitter), so that…
Neurosurgery
Neurology 13 Dec 2018

Neurosurgery

A neurosurgeon is a surgeon who specialises in operative management of patients with conditions that affect the brain, spinal cord and associated nerves.
What is a Neurologist and What Do They Do?
Family's Health 13 Dec 2018

What is a Neurologist and What Do They Do?

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Mediterranean diet key to delaying Alzheimer’s
Mental Health 06 Dec 2018

Mediterranean diet key to delaying Alzheimer’s

Eating a Mediterranean diet could delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease by years, new research has found.
USA: Mothers’ pesticide levels linked with autism in children
Children's health 23 Sep 2018

USA: Mothers’ pesticide levels linked with autism in children

A new study finds that elevated pesticide levels in pregnant women are associated with an increased risk of autism among their children.
Diets high in vegetables and fish may lower risk of multiple sclerosis
Neurology 06 Sep 2018

Diets high in vegetables and fish may lower risk of multiple sclerosis

People who consume a diet high in vegetables and fish may have a reduced risk of multiple sclerosis, new research led by Curtin University has…
The end of yo-yo dieting?
Neurology 14 Mar 2018

The end of yo-yo dieting?

Scientists have discovered a molecular switch in the brain that regulates fat burning – and could provide a way to control weight gain following dieting.
Probiotic benefits for night shift workers
Gastro 10 Mar 2018

Probiotic benefits for night shift workers

Probiotics have long been understood to improve the balance of gut bacteria in those that take them but now Dr Nic West from Griffith’s Menzies…