Health & medicine

Helping people with chronic diseases through quality pathology testing

14 February 2018

Dr Rae-Anne Hardie, researcher from the Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research within the Australian Institute of Health Innovation at Macquarie University, …

New perceptual pathway identified that can lead to body size misperception and increase risk of eating and exercise disorders

1 February 2018

New study identifies a perceptual pathway that can lead to body size and shape misperception in individuals Those who are …

Headphone listeners think they’re hard of hearing: new study indicates that up to 41 per cent of Australians may believe they have some form of hearing loss

18 December 2017

Up to 41 per cent of a cohort of 4185 study participants felt they had a hearing loss Headphone listeners …

New computer model predicts your health from the shape of your face, and so does your brain

5 December 2017

An international study, led by researchers at Macquarie University, has developed a new computer model that can predict the status …

Two Macquarie researchers achieve the Web of Science 2017 Highly Cited Researcher list

15 November 2017

Two researchers from Macquarie University, Professor Richard Kefford and Professor Ian Wright, have been named a Web of Science 2017 …

Cochlear Chair announced at Macquarie University

24 October 2017

Macquarie University and Cochlear have today announced the establishment of the co-funded Cochlear Chair in Hearing and Healthy Ageing at …

Novel research reveals ‘stiffer’ blood vessels may increase risk of heart attack

31 August 2017

Using cutting-edge computational methods, Macquarie University researchers have found that blood vessel ‘stiffness,’ or distensibility is an important determinant of …

Depression and hearing loss: the relationship between the two is stronger for middle-agers compared to older populations

23 August 2017

New research strengthens recent findings suggesting a relationship between hearing loss and depressive symptoms is slightly stronger in the middle-aged …

New research to define listening effort aims to build evidence base for intervention

23 August 2017

New research from Macquarie University’s Australian Hearing Hub has sought to better understand listening effort to transform the day-to-day experiences …

A noisy work life could put your wellbeing in strife: expert calls attention to the impact of workplace noise

21 August 2017

Even moderately noisy workplaces, like offices, can impact a person’s wellbeing Moderately noisy workplaces can be linked to stress, changes …

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