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 |
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 |
An Australian researcher has found the third and final missing piece in the genetic puzzle of an unusual form of hemophilia, more than 20 year after he discovered the first two pieces.
Genetics Mar 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—UNSW researchers have discovered a new strain of norovirus that they warn could cause a severe epidemic of acute gastroenteritis in Australia this winter.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from the Black Dog Institute and University of NSW have used brain imaging technology to show that young people with a known genetic risk of bipolar but no clinical signs of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 17, 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) -- 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 |
(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 |
Ten out of 11 patients with severe Tourettes Syndrome have reported improvement after receiving deep brain stimulation surgery, according to University of New South Wales research published in the American Journal of ...
Neuroscience Aug 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(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 |
Two common viruses known to be associated with human cancers are both present and may even be collaborating with each other - in most male prostate cancers, a new study suggests.
Cancer Jul 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Men can significantly cut the visceral fat in their abdomen with one hour of interval sprinting per week instead of relying on seven hours of jogging a week for a similar result, according to new Australian research.
Overweight and Obesity Jun 29, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Australian researchers have found biomarkers in the blood that could help develop a test to identify people in the early stages of Alzheimers disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jun 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Australian researchers have uncovered a potential new way to regulate the bodys natural immune response, offering hope of a simple and effective treatment for auto-immune diseases.
Immunology May 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |