University of New South Wales
(Medical Xpress)—According to psychological lore, when it comes to items of information the mind can cope with before confusion sets in, the "magic" number is seven.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 28, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (9) | 9 |
A new class of drug targeting skin cancer's genetic material has been successfully tested in humans for the first time, opening the way to new treatments for a range of conditions from skin cancers to eye ...
Cancer May 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Trying to learn a piano piece or master a new dance step? Make sure you take good breaks while training because you'll learn more effectively than if you push yourself and practice non-stop, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 20, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Contrary to conventional wisdom, short-term hearing loss after sustained exposure to loud noise does not reflect damage to our hearing: instead, it is the body's way to cope.
Medical research Apr 15, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A world-first study of an integrated treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance use, led by researchers from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Using a super-resolution fluorescent microscope, medical scientists are a step closer to understanding why and how human immune cells decide to activate or not, thus enabling or preventing ...
Immunology Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Australian researchers have discovered for the first time that reduced heart rate variability – or changes in heart beat timing – best predicts cognitive disturbances, such as concentration difficulties commonly reported ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 15, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (10) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Affecting 6% of Australians, bipolar disorder is characterised by distinctive fluctuations in mood and energy.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 19, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
University of New South Wales researchers have developed a compound that has had a surprise result: being effective in the prevention of asthma.
Inflammatory disorders Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Drugs that combat ageing may be available within five years, following landmark work led by an Australian researcher. The work, published in the March 8 issue of Science, finally proves that a single anti-ageing enzyme in the ...
Medical research Mar 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (10) | 2
No one can claim to be unaware of the risks of obesity in this day and age. Almost every day there are discussions in the media about the risks of carrying excess fat. But research shows the link between obesity and ill-health ...
Health Feb 20, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 2
(Medical Xpress) -- Teenagers who smoke cannabis weekly or more are twice as likely as non-users to have an anxiety disorder in their late 20s, even if they stop using, a study of 2000 Victorian teenagers ...
Addiction Aug 08, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (6) | 8 |
(Medical Xpress)—In medical science, remarkable things sometimes happen that make years of toiling in the lab worthwhile.
Cancer Sep 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—One in four elderly people with mild cognitive impairment – a precursor to dementia – naturally 'reverts' to normal cognition, research from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 28, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A protein that directs traffic within human cells has been identified as playing a key role in the accumulation of so-called bad cholesterol, according to a new study.
Medical research Feb 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0