12 November 2019 A new study lead by NICM reports that one in eight Australian women with endometriosis use cannabis to alleviate pain and other symptoms, rating the plant based medicine as the most effective way to self-manage the disorder.
11 October 2019 Along with significant physical pain, endometriosis also hurts Australian women at the hip pocket, as well as having significant economic effects on society as a whole, a new study published today in PLoS one confirms.
8 October 2019 A new Australian clinical trial is hoping to take the pain out of osteoarthritis for the 2.2 million Australians suffering from the condition. NICM researchers are currently recruiting for a clinical trial assessing the use of a herbal medicine for the management of osteoarthritis of the knee.
19 September 2019 The welcome arrival of spring also heralds the exciting completion of our scientific laboratories dedicated to the chemical analysis and pharmacological study of herbal medicines and nutritional supplements and our Jacka Foundation Conference Centre. They are stunning state-of-the-art facilities which we welcome you to visit at your convenience.
19 September 2019 NICM’s world-class research has featured in key outlets such as CNN (US), NBC (US), BBC (UK), 7NEWS, Sunrise, 10Daily, SMH, The Age, Triple J Hack, ABC Radio National, ABC News, News.com.au to name a few.
18 September 2019 In 2020, NICM Health Research Institute will host an inaugural one-day Symposium in the new Jacka Foundation Conference Centre, bringing together Australia’s most influential women in natural therapies to celebrate and mark International Women’s Day and women in STEM (Science, Technology, Industry and Mathematics)
10 September 2019 We’ve all heard that ‘food is good for your mood’. Now a new study into mental health and nutrient supplementation has taken a leap forward by establishing the gold standard for which nutrients are proven to assist in the management of a range of mental health disorders.
1 September 2019 Western Sydney University is investing in three new research fellowships at NICM Health Research Institute as part of the Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellowships, which will see over the next five years 50 research-focused fellows recruited throughout the university. Applications close 22 September.
15 August 2019 NICM scientists celebrated National Science Week and the Sydney Science Festival at the Australian Botanic Garden's recent ‘Science in the Wild’ with an educational exhibit showcasing the superpowers found in nature.