University of Queensland

Researchers put brain training to the test

Researchers from The University of Queensland have shown for the first time that "brain training" for specific tasks can also improve broader brain performance, in findings with major implications for ageing brains.

Sep 06, 2016
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New genetic clues into motor neuron disease

Researchers at The University of Queensland have contributed to the discovery of three new genes which increase the risk of motor neuron disease (MND), opening the door for targeted treatments.

Jul 26, 2016
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Dose of nature is just what the doctor ordered

People who visit parks for 30 minutes or more each week are much less likely to have high blood pressure or poor mental health than those who don't, according to new research by Australian and UK environmental scientists.

Jun 23, 2016
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