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Public consultation is being sought on water fluoridation The National Health and Medical Research Council has released for public consultation a draft Public Statement on community water fluoridation. NHMRC says it …

Trial of daily aspirin use for disease prevention in older Australians will receive part of $483 million in grants for health and medical research announced by the Minister for Health …

Australians living near wind farms will soon know if wind turbine syndrome could be making them sick. The National Health and Medical Research Council has awarded two grants totalling $3.3 million …

Identifying the right genes involved in dementia could be the breakthrough researchers are looking for to treat the debilitating disease, which is expected to affect 900,000 Australians by 2050. Two …

More than $5 million has been awarded to Australian researchers collaborating with international experts to solve global health problems, the NHMRC has announced. The NHMRC announced 11 grants to support …

Three Australian research teams have been awarded grants as part of a global effort to combat the growing incidence of type 2 diabetes, which affects more than 300 million people …

The NHMRC has released a Statement and Information Paper summarising the evidence on the effects of lead on human health: exposure is down, but it’s still harmful. People’s exposure to …

A recent headline in medical newsletters stating ‘Pharmacists reluctant to give up on homeopathy’ misrepresents the public position of the PSA, the organisation says. The newsletter reports made no reference …

In response to recent media reports regarding the safety of water fluoridation, the NHMRC has reaffirmed its position on the process. “Fluoridation of drinking water remains the most effective and …

Distinguished medical researcher Professor Anne Kelso AO has been appointed the new CEO of the National Health and Medical Research Council. The Minister for Health, Sussan Ley says Professor Kelso …

A survey commissioned by the National Health and Medical Research Council has revealed that finding ways to prevent dementia, improving diagnosis and better care are considered top priorities for future …