Tony Broe AM is a specialist in Geriatric health, dementia and brain ageing. He is the Program Head of the Koori Growing Old Well Study (KGOWS) at NeuRA.
More than 50% of people with MS experience falls. Falls can cause injuries that can require medical attention and also significantly impact on quality of life and independence for people with MS.
Using virtual reality to misrepresent how far the neck is turned can actually change pain experiences in individuals who suffer from chronic neck pain.
This Valentines Day, as on all that have gone before it, lovers will exchange cards with hearts on them.
Still Alice shows us the challenging truth of early dementia
The following is a review that appeared in The Conversation written by Dr Muireann Irish and Dr Rebekah Ahmed.
NeuRA and UNSW would like to invite you to participate in Standing Tall, a research study aimed at improving older adult’s balance and reducing their risk of having a fall.
The proposed Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) represents one of the most important and far-sighted initiatives in our nation’s history.
Protective clothing can substantially reduce the risk of injury in crashes and yet a number of motorcyclists continue to ride in shorts and T-shirts in hot weather.
Congratulations to Dr Muireann Irish who was honored with an award last night at the New South Wales 'Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.'
The Ainsworth’s honoured at Research Australia’s 12th annual awards dinner overnight.
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Nature journal have listed the 400 most-cited biomedical scientists in the period 1996–20114.
Older people with depression are at markedly increased risk of falls.
Get Reading for Research
NeuRA’s initiative, Book for Brains, urges Aussies to read for the month of October and raise
money for diseases of the brain.
Today marks the release of The Australian and New Zealand Guideline for Hip Fracture Care, a watershed for the outcomes and quality of life for more than 20,000 Australians and New Zealanders who suff
A NeuRA study published in the journal BRAIN has found that individuals diagnosed with corticobasal syndrome (CBS), a rare form of dementia, experience widespread deficits in emotion processing.
Congratulations to the following individuals who have been awarded highly competitive NHMRC Research Fellowships as announced by the Health Minister:
The study currently taking place at NeuRA seeks to increase memory, language and learning in people with Down syndrome
Dr James McAuley was interviewed recently for an ABC feature about the work being done at NeuRA around pain.