Health

Sleep apnoea creates gaps in life memories

People with sleep apnoea struggle to remember details of memories from their own lives, potentially making them vulnerable to depression, new research has shown.

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Sleep apnoea creates gaps in life memories

People with sleep apnoea struggle to remember details of memories from their own lives, potentially making them vulnerable to depression, new research has shown.

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Support services vital during forced mental health treatment

An evaluation of advocacy services provided to patients receiving mental health treatment against their will has found independent support is vital to their wellbeing.

The science of fighting brain injuries in babies

In their search for ways to prevent and heal brain injuries in babies, researchers are delving deep to unlock the secrets of the developing brain.

Research leaps forward in ERA rankings

RMIT University has been rated among the world's best in the latest Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rankings.

A breath of fresh air for vulnerable Australians

A new community-based project from RMIT aims to improve the wellbeing of elderly residents and school children through innovative indoor air quality monitoring.

Scientists don’t really get the female brain – and it’s a problem for women’s health

A major new review examines what we know (and don't know) about the unique aspects of the female brain, the lack of female-specific research, and why it’s a real issue for women's health.

Four ways sleep deprivation affects your brain and your body

Sleep is one of the unsung heroes of health, with serious consequences when we don’t get enough. Our experts explain what happens when you’re sleep deprived and share their tips to better sleep.

Fantastic four: meet the researchers changing the future of health

Technology is having a huge impact on our health. Here four RMIT researchers talk about the potential impact of their work as we live even longer lives.

Wearable tech lends an ear to lonely elderly

New technology that tracks conversation and can be worn as a brooch is set to improve quality of life for elderly Australians at risk of loneliness.

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