Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences

Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences

We offer research, training and education in a broad range of areas including medicine, neuroscience, public health, allied health, psychology, cognitive science and linguistics.

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Research in the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences spans the biomedical and clinical sciences, cognitive and brain sciences, health systems and health informatics, linguistics, physiotherapy, psychology and public health.

Areas of research excellence include neuroscience, innovations in healthcare systems, emotional health, expertise, multilingualism, language acquisition in children, reading, and speech and hearing.

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Research news

Please explain: What is sepsis?
Sepsis claims the lives of about 10,000 Australians every year, but its symptoms make it hard to detect. Professor Vincent Lam and Associate Professor Ling Li explain why awareness of this silent killer is the key to reducing the death toll.
The five keys to good mental health
Psychologists from Macquarie University’s mental health service, MindSpot, have identified five key types of behaviour that contribute to good mental health – and they think they could help people not only in Australia, but around the world.
Hope as link between retina and Alzheimer's revealed
Aided by a retina map developed by Macquarie University researchers, a major international study has identified protein markers in the eye that mirror changes in the brain, offering hope for early detection of Alzheimer's disease.
Please explain: Do sleep apps help with insomnia?
Sleep and relaxation apps have become a popular way to deal with disturbed sleep, but do they really work? Sleep researcher Associate Professor Christopher Gordon says some do – but not all apps are created equal.

Content owner: Medicine and Health Sciences Last updated: 26 Sep 2022 1:35pm

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