Health & medicine

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 …

‘Sticky Fingers’ lead guitarist, living with tinnitus, calls on Aussies to be smarter about their hearing health

21 August 2017

This Hearing Awareness Week, Sticky Fingers guitarist, Seamus Coyle, Delta Riggs bassist Michael “Monte” Tramonte, and Elizabeth Rose are speaking …

Macquarie University launches graduate medical degree

7 August 2017

Macquarie University has today announced the launch of its four-year graduate-entry Doctor of Medicine program, the Macquarie MD, with the …

Array of research from the Australian Hearing Hub is showcased in prestigious special issue of Trends in Hearing journal

31 July 2017

A special issue of the peer-reviewed journal Trends in Hearing, dedicated to Macquarie University’s Australian Hearing Hub (AHH), was published …

Super lasers, cross-cultural biodiversity, and multiple sclerosis biomarkers – Macquarie researchers announced as 2017 Eureka finalists

28 July 2017

Three research projects led by four Macquarie University academics have today been announced as finalists in the 2017 Australian Museum …

Macquarie University Hospital commences using the latest XI da Vinci Surgical System to perform minimally invasive coronary bypass surgery

17 July 2017

Macquarie University Hospital (MUH) successfully completed its first Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (OPCABG) using the da Vinci Xi Surgical …

Macquarie University launches inaugural Reconciliation Action Plan

26 May 2017

Ahead of National Reconciliation Week, Macquarie University has today launched its first Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), developed in partnership with …

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