Driver-fatigue test could stop drowsy people from getting behind the wheel

Driver-fatigue test could stop drowsy people from getting behind the wheel

A roadside test is being developed by Victorian researchers to identify tired drivers and keep them off the road.


Music is the best medicine

Music is the best medicine

This project is developing a proof-of-concept online virtual reality platform designed to deliver telehealth group singing interventions for people with quadriplegia to improve respiratory function, voice, mood, and social connectedness.


Spinal patients sing to breathe easy in virtual world

Spinal patients sing to breathe easy in virtual world

Researchers are using virtual reality technology and music therapy to get quadriplegics singing together for their health By Andrew Trounson, University of Melbourne


IBAS research in the news...

IBAS research in the news...

IBAS researcher, Dr David Berlowitz, featured in a Sunday Herald-Sun overview of spinal cord injury research happening around Austin Health. Journalist, Lucie van den Berg, has done a fantastic job of...


Congratulations to Dr Jeanette Tamplin

Congratulations to Dr Jeanette Tamplin

IBAS would like to congratulate Dr Jeanette Tamplin who has been awarded a University of Melbourne Chancellor’s Prize for excellence in her PhD thesis. This is a prestigious award made to only six...


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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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