News tagged with australians
A team of Duke University Medical Center and Australian scientists has found that addictive drugs may have hijacked the same nerve cells and connections in the brain that serve a powerful, ancient instinct: ...
Medical research Jul 11, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (11) | 4 |
Australian scientists said Thursday they had successfully implanted a "world first" bionic eye prototype, describing it as a major breakthrough for the visually impaired.
Ophthalmology Aug 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 0
Our bodies need about two litres of fluids per day, not two litres of water specifically. In an Editorial in the June issue of Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Spero Tsindos from La Trobe University, examin ...
Health Jun 05, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Nearly one third of Australian adults are suffering vitamin D deficiency according to a study involving more than 11,000 adults from around the country.
Health Jan 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2
The pulse quickens, the heart pounds and adrenalin courses through the veins, but in stressful situations is our reaction controlled by our genes, and does it differ between the sexes? Australian scientists, writing in BioEssays, believ ...
Genetics Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Australians are living longer largely due to a remarkable trend that appeared about 40 years ago.
Medications Aug 29, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Quitting cannabis use in your 20s significantly reduces the chance of progressing to other illicit drugs, according to research published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Health Jul 19, 2011 | 1.7 / 5 (6) | 0
Scientists have made a promising advance for controlling dengue fever, a tropical disease spread by mosquito bites. They've rapidly replaced mosquitoes in the wild with skeeters that don't spread the dengue ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 24, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The Australian government on Friday hit out at British American Tobacco for using images of kangaroos to sell its cigarettes in Europe, telling the company to "get your hands off our icons".
Health Jan 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 4
Australian scientists have discovered that a biological phenomenon known as somatic reversion, when an abnormal gene spontaneously becomes normal again, explains why some patients with a rare genetic ...
Medical research Apr 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new condom company, founded by a recent University of Sydney Business School graduate, is offering Australians the opportunity to help "save a life" in Africa each time they have safe sex.
Health Jan 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers have found new evidence that insulating cells, the cells that protect our nerves, can be made and added to the central nervous system throughout our lifetime.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Australians will be happier, safer and healthier if they look after the nature spots in their cities, according to new research led by The University of Queensland.
Health Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—A world-first completed clinical study by an Australian team has found Kava, a medicinal South Pacific plant, significantly reduced the symptoms of people suffering anxiety.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Australian researchers have called for a focus on public health interventions that increase dairy food consumption following a new study published this week.
Health Jun 08, 2012 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 0
Australian people, or simply Australians, are the citizens of Australia. Australia is a multi-ethnic nation, and therefore the term "Australian" is not a racial identifier. Aside from the Indigenous Australian population, nearly all Australians or their ancestors immigrated within the past 230 years. Colloquial names used to refer to Australians include Aussies, and Antipodeans.
The mainstream Australian culture (occasionally defined as the Anglo-Celtic culture), is a Western culture largely derived from the traditions of Western European migrants beginning with the early settlers from England, Scotland, and Ireland. The populations of Sydney, Melbourne and the other major cities are different from the demographics of rural Australia as a result of the differing migration patterns.
Australian people can refer to:
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