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Do certain parts of the brain stay young?

New research at the University of Adelaide is looking at how the human brain ages, which could lead to insights into how to repair the brain when it’s damaged by stroke or traumatic brain injury. The study, being conducted in the University’s School of Psychology, will compare the ability of older and younger people to respond […]

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New study into impact on women of losing a baby

Researchers at the University of Adelaide hope that women who experience pregnancy loss – such as miscarriage and stillbirth – will receive better care thanks to new research aimed at finding out exactly what they go through at this difficult time in their lives. Pregnancy loss is a major issue, with Australian Bureau of Statistics […]

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Bowel Cancer Research project

Honours student Vicki Dimitrak is conducting a study concerning consumer preference of sample delivery for Colorectal Cancer (CRC) screening tests. The study will explore what people think about bowel cancer screening and preferences for different kinds of bowel cancer screening tests. If you are aged between 40 to 74 years, male or female, Vicki is asking […]

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‘Practice’ makes a perfect lure for internet gambling

New research from the University of Adelaide has studied the behaviour of young people lured into internet gambling through so-called ‘free-play’ or ‘practice’ modes. The study, by University of Adelaide Psychology student Tahnee Frahn, looked at the behaviour of 128 young people (most aged 18-24) who were playing on a simulated internet gaming site. Ms Frahn says […]

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