University of Technology, Sydney

Psychology & Psychiatry

Examining the impact of major life events on wellbeing

Major life events, such as marriage, death of a loved one, or bankruptcy, all affect our wellbeing. Now, for the first time, researchers have compared the differing impact of these events on the happiness and life satisfaction ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Brain's 'updating mechanisms' may create false memories

A study published in Current Biology reports on one of the first comprehensive characterizations of poorly formed memories, and may offer a framework to explore different therapeutic approaches to fear, memory and anxiety ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What do Australians really think about coronavirus?

Understanding how Australians are coping with the threat of COVID-19, and their level of concern, is the focus of new research from the Business Intelligence and Data Analytics (BIDA) Research Centre at the University of ...

Medical research

Uncovering potential pathway to slowing Alzheimer's

If we can overcome the loss of a process in the brain called "RNA editing," we may be able to slow the progress of Alzheimer's disease and other synaptic disorders, a new study has shown.

Cardiology

Assessing stem cell therapy potential for treating preeclampsia

Preeclampsia is the leading cause of death and disability, for both mothers and babies, killing approximately 76,000 mothers and 500,000 babies globally every year. Despite this, the only cure at present is to deliver the ...

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