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[Australia] Investing in better health by spending more on research

A federal government-commissioned review of health and medical research has called for additional spending of up to A$3 billion (US$3 billion) a year to be spent on health and medical research in Australia over the next 10 years.

The government established the review panel following widespread protests by medical researchers across the country earlier this year, when it was feared the National Health and Medical Research Council, or NH&MRC was facing an A$400 million cut in its budget.
 (...) - University World News


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Fluoridation a 'lousy medical practice' says doctor

Fluoridation a 'lousy medical practice' says doctor | Australian Medicine | Scoop.it
The Ministry of Health says the case for adding fluoride to water is simple, it prevents tooth decay, but those opposing fluoridation say it's a "lousy medical practice." (Fluoridation a 'lousy medical practice' says doctor
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Surgical team aims to train Burma's 'barefoot doctors' - Australia Network News - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Surgical team aims to train Burma's 'barefoot doctors' - Australia Network News - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Australian Medicine | Scoop.it
Doctors from Hong Kong and Australia have helped launch a new program to train Burma's first specialists in emergency medicine.

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The research is in: Physical activity enhances cognition

The research is in: Physical activity enhances cognition | Australian Medicine | Scoop.it
University of Illinois psychology professor and Beckman Institute director Art Kramer will present a talk about how physical activity boosts cognition and brain health at the 2013 AAAS meeting.

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Jeliber Klk's curator insight, September 25, 2013 12:20 PM

i dont know if this is true because i exercise regualarly and i dont feel like my conitive brain fucntios have improved at all.