Congenital infection with cytomegalovirus is more common in children with cerebral palsy than previously thought, University of Sydney research shows.
A meta-analysis has found that brain training - or Computerised Cognitive Training (CCT) - can improve memory in people with mild cognitive impairment, suggesting it may prevent dementia, which can take hold within a year.
Richard Lindley, Professor of Geriatric Medicine at Sydney Medical School, is leading a global public health study that aims to improve the treatment given to stroke patients.
From a table lamp that relieves stress before bed, a wristband that monitors alcohol consumption, to a wearable device that protects medical staff from violent patients. These are among 42 new ideas to manage common health issues.
New University of Sydney research is taking a completely novel approach to insulin dosage, with the potential to make it easier for people with type 1 diabetes to adjust their insulin levels after a fatty meal.