Category Archives: Health

Two Million Tonnes of Bombs

This post originally appeared on Wish You Were Here back in April. I think it is important enough to be posted again. Understated, tucked into the ground of the Centre of Medical Rehabilitation in Vientiane, Laos, the COPE visitor centre tells incredible stories of survival and challenges today. More than two million tonnes of bombs – “one tonne for every

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NeuRA’s Website is now LIVE!

We are very pleased to announce that Neuroscience Research Australia’s (NeuRA) new website is now live. The new look is not only to showcase NeuRA’s top-level researchers and facilities but also to provide up-to-date information on what is known about certain neurological diseases such as Dementia or mental health disorders (check out ‘Your Health‘ for all the conditions covered). It also provides information on

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It all began with a slight stutter

Bob Rushton is an accomplished man. Throughout a career in military intelligence and later in medical and security services, he was exceptionally well-regarded. Renowned as one who handled intense stress with ease and set impossibly high standards, he chose his words carefully and meant what he said. Never the life of the party, but always the first to buy the

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Children’s Motorcycle and Off Road Vehicle Study

NeuRA – Neuroscience Research Australia – is researching the riding patterns and behaviours of children and young people who ride off-road vehicles and motorcycles. In an effort to reduce the rate of injuries in children and young people riding off-road vehicles and motorcycles, NeuRA are conducting a study on how these vehicles are used. Specifically, they are interested in the

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Can you participate in a new child restraint study?

Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA), an independent, not-for-profit research institute based in Sydney, is recruiting parents and their children as part of its child restraint study. Parents will be asked to install, adjust and evaluate a child restraint and an in-built restraint for their child. Their child will be then seated in the restraint and their comfort scored via video analysis.

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