17 August 2018 NICM NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow, Dr Genevieve Steiner, has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Young Tall Poppy Science Award. A great way to top off celebrating National Science Week (11-19 August).
9 August 2018 NICM researchers have launched a new online resource aimed at reducing the incidence of undiagnosed menstrual disorders and improving the way young women learn about and deal with menstruation.
7 August 2018 Australians aged 40 and over with dementia are encouraged to participate in one of the nation’s largest clinical trials investigating a novel Chinese herbal extract Sailuotong. Conducted by NICM Health Research Institute, the Phase III clinical trial has added three new hospital sites across NSW, VIC and QLD, with further sites planned for SA and WA. The site expansion coincides with positive results from an independent clinical trial of SLT published in the recent journal Alzheimer's & Dementia.
This 40CPD course aims to increase GPs confidence in managing menstrual disorders, PCOS and menopause according to the latest best practice recommendations. GPs will receive information to provide women with the best available evidence on efficacy and effectiveness of complementary and integrative therapies to facilitate an informed decision.
The clinical trial of SLT for vascular dementia is a multicentre study to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of a standardised herbal medicine formula in patients with vascular dementia and Alzheimer's disease with cerebrovascular disease (mixed dementia). Read more about SLT for Vascular Dementia