25 February 2020 New study findings suggest that weight gain after breast cancer is a greater problem than previously thought. The first national survey on weight after breast cancer in Australia, published in BMC Cancer journal, found close to two-thirds (63.7%) of women reported weight gain at an average of nine kilograms after a breast cancer diagnosis, and overall nearly one-in-five women (17%) added more than 20 kilograms.
20 December 2019 What an action packed final three months to 2019. As we close off today on our last day for the year, on behalf of the NICM team, we wish you and your families a happy and safe holiday break.
18 December 2019 NICM’s world-class research has generated over 2800 pieces of coverage in 2019, featuring in key outlets over the last couple of months such as 7NEWS, 9NEWS, The Project, 10 News First, ABC News, ABC Radio National, Triple J, Herald Sun, Daily Telegraph, and The Australian to name a few.
10 December 2019 After reviewing the competitively high standard of research papers undertaken in 2019, NICM has announced their 2019 recipients of Best Researcher Paper Award, congratulations to Justin Sinclair, Dr Mike Armour, and Associate Professor Genevieve Steiner.
9 December 2019 IBISWorld discussed in the November report, Alternative Health Therapies in Australia, industry growth which is anticipated to reach $4.5 billion by 2025, regulatory challenges, private health insurance rebates, and the anticipated final government review in 2020.
28 November 2019 NICM will enhance academic knowledge and research initiatives in traditional medicine with two new international research collaborations with the All India Institute of Ayurveda and China's Tsinghua University's School of Pharmaceutical Sciences.