31 October 2018 The ground-breaking work of an international team of physical activity researchers, including Dr Joseph Firth from the NICM Health Research Institute, has been recognised by one of the world’s leading publishers for work that will “significantly impact people's lives around the world”.
24 October 2018 Dr Mike Armour’s research in women’s health investigating ‘The Problem of Period Pain’ has been awarded for its impact, as a joint winner of the 2018 Western Sydney University Research Impact competition.
10 October 2018 Today is World Mental Health Day. Beyond medication and psychological treatments, there are steps all of us can take to alleviate stress, improve our mood and take care of our mental health. Here are five to get you started.
21 September 2018 NICM’s inaugural medicinal cannabis research symposium showed a growing interest in the field, bringing together over 90 delegates and speakers, including world-leading medicinal cannabis scientists, academics, educators, and industry.
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.
20 July 2018 NICM researchers in partnership with UnityHealth will develop and disseminate objective evidence-based information on Chinese herb-drug interactions as part of UnityHealth's IMGateway service for healthcare professional and patients.
9 July 2018 As I sit here typing my address for our winter newsletter edition, I pause to reflect on the exciting future ahead for our Institute and our stakeholders, having moved into our new location on the Westmead precinct!