Health Screening

Health Screening

IBAS and PreventionXpress plan to offer basic health screening for visitors and staff at Austin Health.  The first screening session was offered at the Austin campus in July.  Anthony Carbines,...

Sleep health is in the news

Sleep health is in the news

Sleep health has been in the news over the past week. The Age reported (on 16th July) that Australia's new preventative health adviser, Christine Bennett, has nominated sleep as a national health priority. ...

Ginseng project in the news

Ginseng project in the news

Channel 7 news featured a story about Ginseng in COPD project, which is trialling the use of ginseng, a plant used in traditional Chinese medicine, for treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...

Funding Success

Funding Success

IBAS has received a grant to investigate the best treatment for Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome.  The grant is from the ResMed Foundation, a private charitable organisation based in the United States....

Successful Sleep Symposium

Successful Sleep Symposium

85% of those who attended the successful 'Sleep - The Basics' symposium would definitely recommend the course to a colleague.  IBAS plans to repeat the symposium, most likely in April 2012.    Contact...


Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is a chronic lung condition that causes stiff lungs and restricts sufferers from taking a deep breath. Exercise in a gym, such as walking or riding a bike, can help make...


Each year in Australia 260 people sustain a SCI, with over half losing full function in their arms and legs (quadriplegia). In addition to the primary disability, there is a very high rate of Obstructive...

Notch monitoring in sleepNOTCH MONITORING IN SLEEP

Sleep apnea is a condition where breathing is abnormal during sleep. There are two main forms of sleep apnea: obstructive and central. For obstructive sleep apnea, breathing is reduced because the airway...

Do you have Spinal cord injury? Tired?  Get treated!DO YOU HAVE SPINAL CORD INJURY? TIRED? GET TREATED!

Melbourne researchers have found that 80 percent of people with quadriplegic spinal injuries have sleep apnoea. It's having a big effect on their lives but they don't know they have it, and they don't know it can be treated.

World 1st heavy vehicle driver fatigue study releasedWORLD 1ST HEAVY VEHICLE DRIVER FATIGUE STUDY RELEASED

The National Transport Commission (NTC) and the Cooperative Research Centre for Alertness, Safety and Productivity (Alertness CRC) have released the results of what is hailed as a world-first study into heavy vehicle driver fatigue.

AAMRI Election Statement released on 25th March 2019AAMRI ELECTION STATEMENT RELEASED ON 25TH MARCH 2019

AAMRI released its election statement calling on politicians to commit to three main priorities: ensuring the MRFF reaches $20 billion by 2020-21, provide continued strong support for the NHMRC, and develop sustainable and rewarding career pathways.

Portrait unveiled at Canberra's Parliament HousePORTRAIT UNVEILED AT CANBERRA'S PARLIAMENT HOUSE

IBAS Director Anna Burke had barely got into the swing of her speech at the unveiling of her portrait at Canberra's Parliament House when the ringing of bells caused half her audience to hurry away.

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