History - understanding today by thinking about yesterday

History - understanding today by thinking about yesterday

Like many of you, we at IBAS are usually too caught up in activities of the present and thoughts of the future to have time to focus on the past.  However, in a reflective moment, we have just expanded...

Spinal Cord Injury Outcomes Funding

Spinal Cord Injury Outcomes Funding

IBAS Researcher, Dr David Berlowitz, has been awarded funding to develop a clinical registry for patients with spinal cord injury.  The project aims to extend the existing spinal cord injury register...

IBAS Internal Research Grants for 2012

IBAS Internal Research Grants for 2012

The IBAS Research Grant is offered to internal researchers annually.  The grant aims to support research that aligns with the aims of IBAS.  Funds are available for pilot projects, smaller stand alone...

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. ...


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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...

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...

Good sleep more essential than ever during COVID-19GOOD SLEEP MORE ESSENTIAL THAN EVER DURING COVID-19

This Sleep Awareness Week, Austin Health's sleep experts remind us all that sleep is integral to good health, particularly at times when we're under stress.

Professor David Berlowitz receives over 7 million in grantsPROFESSOR DAVID BERLOWITZ RECEIVES OVER 7 MILLION IN GRANTS

University of Melbourne Chair of Physiotherapy at Austin Health, Professor David Berlowitz has had quite a memorable week.

Finally, after much demand, IBAS is now on Twitter!FINALLY, AFTER MUCH DEMAND, IBAS IS NOW ON TWITTER!

Many have asked, when will IBAS be on Twitter. We are happy to announce that IBAS is finally there!

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.

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