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Consuming a sensible, balanced diet can help us to achieve optimal health throughout life. NHMRC has guidelines for healthy eating based on the best available scientific evidence.
Australian guidelines to reduce health risks from drinking alcohol.
There is no single solution to infection prevention and control - a collaborative approach is required. NHMRC’s guidelines outline strategies to consider across the healthcare system and early childhood education settings.
This Targeted Call for Research (TCR) aims to provide funding for culturally appropriate research that specifically addresses dementia in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians (referred to as ‘Indigenous Australians’ for the purposes of this TCR) and the impact on their families and carers.
NHMRC established the Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Advisory Committee under section 39 of the National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992 to advise the NHMRC Chief Executive Officer on the current needs for research and clinical guidance on ME/CFS. The Committee finalised its report in late April 2019.
NHMRC contributes to the National Water Quality Management Strategy. The strategy aims to protect our water resources while delivering good quality water to meet the needs of communities, businesses, industry and the environment.
Listing the recipients of funding, as well as characteristics of the successful institution or researcher, from 2013 onward.
The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is the Australian Government’s primary health and medical research funding agency. With NHMRC support, Australia undertakes outstanding health and medical research which has contributed to significant improvements in individual and population health.
The NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarships scheme funds successful applicants to attain a research based postgraduate degree (Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or a Research Masters Degree).
Priority Round 1 is about the implementation of dementia research into clinical practice and care in various settings, such as hospitals, community, aged care facilities and general practice. Applications addressing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health are encouraged, as are applications targeted at regional and remote community health.
Vitamin K helps blood to clot. Administering vitamin K soon after birth prevents serious bleeding in infants. By the age of around 6 months, infants have built up their own supply of vitamin K. An NHMRC joint statement recommends that all newborn infants receive vitamin K.
Complementary and alternative medicine’ describes a wide range of healthcare medicines and therapies. Many Australians use complementary medicines for specific health conditions or health benefits. To help Australians to make informed decisions about their health care, we support research into complementary and alternative medicine and publish information about the effectiveness of various treatments.
NHMRC has developed the following resources to provide information and advice to clinicians and researchers on genetics or genomics and human health.
NHMRC funds research through institutions that it has approved to administer NHMRC grants.
Information for Institutions reporting on compliance against the NHMRC Funding Agreement.
NHMRC develops and supports high quality guidelines for clinical practice, public health, environmental health and ethics.
Reducing exposure to lead is an important health issue in Australia because lead can be found throughout our environment. We have provided advice to the community, policy makers and health practitioners on this issue.
Applications to this MRFF Indigenous Health Research Fund - 2019 Indigenous Health Research Grant Opportunity must propose a research project that drives improvement in one of the four identified key health challenges: Ending avoidable deafness Preventing chronic kidney disease Improving adolescent mental health Ending avoidable blindness