August 22 2013
More of our children being kept safe in cars
Brain research in Australia has received a significant boost with the opening of a new $54 million research facility in Sydney.
A study by researchers at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) is the first to demonstrate that patients with frontotemporal dementia (FTD) lose the emotional content/colour of their memories.
The rate of dementia in Aboriginal Australians is three times that of Australia’s non-Indigenous population, a three year study into how Aboriginal Australians age has found.
Carers and family are invited to the Frontotemporal Dementia Information & Support Day for Carers.
World Parkinson’s Day, on April 11, is used to promote awareness of Parkinson’s disease.
Older people who fall at home, call an ambulance but who are not transported to hospital are a key group at high risk of future falls and associated injuries.
Paul Brown is about to leave on an epic, 19,000 km motorcycle ride – first around Australia and then across the globe to England - to honour his late mother and raise money for Neuroscience Research A
If you recently upgraded to the Nintendo Wii U, why not donate your old Wii to stroke survivors that need the machines for rehabilitation but can’t afford them?
NeuRA has secured significant funding to expand research into motor impairment, a problem that arises from many diseases and aging, and a growing public health challenge.
Anyone who has experienced vertigo will know that it can be an extremely unpleasant experience.
A new stroke rehabilitation therapy utilising the Nintendo Wii and that can be delivered online is set to be trialled in Armidale, and the researchers need your help.
Injecting botox into the arm muscles of stroke survivors, with severe spasticity, changes electrical activity in the brain and may assist with longer-term recovery, according to new research.
A national mentoring scheme for young Australian researchers developed by Assoc Prof Kay Double will now be expanded thanks to financial support from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.
NeuRA researchers have secured funding for motor neurone disease research from the MND Australia in a record-breaking funding announcement made recently.
A simple word-training program has been found to restore key words in people with a type of dementia that attacks language and our memory for words.
Researchers have described a new effect of stroke whereby damage to the sensory system in the affected limb means the brain develops an inaccurate map of the hand.
NeuRA PhD student Kristy Tan has been selected as a student ambassador to China as part of an international program to foster collaboration between the two countries.
Dr Muireann Irish has been awarded an Australian Research Council fellowship to explore thinking processes and parts of the brain that allow us to engage in the mental simulation of past and future ev