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14 November 2016

Congenital virus in children with cerebral palsy more common than thought

Congenital infection with cytomegalovirus is more common in children with cerebral palsy than previously thought, University of Sydney research shows.

14 November 2016

Brain training (CCT) may help fight dementia: research

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.

14 November 2016

Meet our researchers: Professor Richard Lindley

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.

14 November 2016

Student inventions aid health and wellbeing

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.

14 November 2016

Pioneering technique promises type 1 diabetes breakthrough

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.