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Mental Health, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Lithium, Genetics, Psychiatry

Gene Breakthrough on Lithium Treatment for Bipolar Disorder

Genes linked to schizophrenia in psychiatric patients suffering from bipolar disorder are the reason why such patients don't respond to the "gold standard" treatment for bipolar – the drug lithium – according to international research led by the University of Adelaide.

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HIV, AIDS, World Aids Day, Cardiovascular Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease, Heart, Heart Disease, Heart Attack, Stroke, Kidney Disease

HIV Patients at Greater Risk of Both Heart and Kidney Disease

HIV patients and their doctors are urged to be more aware of the additional health risks associated with treated HIV infection. This follows new research that shows HIV patients at high risk for a heart attack or stroke are also at substantially greater risk for chronic kidney disease and vice versa.

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Teen Alcohol, Teen alcohol consumption , Teen Drinking, Alcohol, Alcohol Abuse, Binge Drinking, Drug Abuse, Immune System, Naltrexone, Alcoholism, Addiction, Pharmacology, TLR4

This Drug Could Block Harmful Impact of Teen Binge Drinking

Alcohol-fueled parties might be seen as a rite of passage for many high school students, but they have an unexpected impact: binge-drinking behavior as teenagers can lead to problems with alcohol and other drug dependence later on in life.

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Anti-Doping Study Supported by IOC Investigates Incentives to Stop Doping

An Australian research team involving the University of Adelaide and La Trobe University has been awarded funding from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to help combat one of sport’s biggest challenges: doping.

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water buffalo, Genome, Genetics, milk, animal breeding, Italy, Australia

Scientists Unveil the Water Buffalo Genome

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An international team of researchers led by the University of Adelaide has published the full genome of the water buffalo – opening the way for improved breeding and conservation of this economically important animal.

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SIDS, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Child Deaths, Substance P, Neurochemistry, Families, Parenting, Sleep, Sleeping, Babies, Infants, Infant sleeping

Now We Know Why Babies Shouldn't Sleep Face Down

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International research involving the University of Adelaide has uncovered a developmental abnormality in babies – especially in premature babies and in boys – that for the first time has been directly linked to cases of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

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Dream, Dreams, Nightmares, Lucid dream, Lucid dreams , Lucid dreaming, Perception, Awareness, Cognition, Sleep, Memory, Prospective Memory, Psychology, Behavioral Science

Want to Control Your Dreams? Here's How You Can

New research at the University of Adelaide has found that a specific combination of techniques will increase people's chances of having lucid dreams, in which the dreamer is aware they're dreaming while it's still happening and can control the experience.

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Climate Change Champion and Pacific Island Leader launches Centre for Applied Conservation Science in Adelaide

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(13 October 2017 — Adelaide) Former President of the Republic of Kiribati and Conservation International (CI) Distinguished Fellow Anote Tong will officially launch the Centre for Applied Conservation Science at the University of Adelaide today.

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Agriculture, Wheat, hybridisation, Plant Breeding, Agribusiness, Food, Crops, Yield, Plant Genetics, genes

Researchers Identify Gene to Help Hybrid Wheat Breeding

Australian researchers at the University of Adelaide have identified a naturally occurring wheat gene that, when turned off, eliminates self-pollination but still allows cross-pollination – opening the way for breeding high-yielding hybrid wheats.

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Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Lung Cancer, Skin Cancer, Melanoma, Brain Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Leukemia, Leukaemia, Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer

World's "Better" Countries Have Higher Rates of Cancer

The world's "better" countries, with greater access to healthcare, experience much higher rates of cancer incidence than the world's "worse off" countries, according to new research from the University of Adelaide.







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