medical journal of australia

Public seminar: Call for collaboration between ADHD researchers

February 9th, 2017

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A Murdoch University scholar is calling for collaboration among researchers with differing views on Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD). Dr Martin Whitely, who is a prominent critic of ADHD child prescribing, will be presenting a seminar on the potential for what he terms ‘contested research’ to improve medical and psychiatric practice. Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder […]

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Highlighting the risks posed by herbal medicines to the Australian community

February 6th, 2017

Dr Garth Maker

Murdoch researchers have played a key role in discovering the inadequate regulation and monitoring of traditional herbal preparations in Australia, which are widely used to treat a broad range of conditions and diseases.

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Opinion: Youngest in class twice as likely to take ADHD medication

January 25th, 2017

Dr Martin Whitely

A study involving over 310,000 West Australian primary school children has revealed children born close to the school cut-off age are twice as likely to be diagnosed with ADHD.

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Opinion: Australian law needs a refresher on the science of HIV transmission

November 9th, 2016

Australian law needs a refresher on the science of HIV transmission

HIV researchers are calling for a re-think of laws regarding HIV based on new scientific advances with the disease. Murdoch University adjunct professor David Nolan from the Institute of Immunology and Infectious Diseases has co-authored a piece for The Conversation on latest evidence on HIV transmission risk and recent advances in HIV prevention and treatment.

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