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Singapore study finds mental illness more prevalent in young adults

Young Singaporean adults aged 18-34 are most at risk of developing a mental health illness, a Singapore Mental Health Study has found. A report on the findings, released on Tuesday this week, showed individuals in that age group were most likely to have experienced bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, alcohol abuse, and obsessive compulsive disorder.…

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Federal Government declares $4 million commitment for development of Australia’s first research & translation hub for eating disorders

InsideOut Institute for Eating Disorders thanked the Federal Government yesterday (Sunday, December 9, 2018) for its $4 million commitment over the ensuing 3.5 years for development of the nation’s first research and translation hub for eating disorders. Yesterday’s announcement marks an historical turning point for the more than one million Australians living with eating disorders. …

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Minister for Health calls Health Technology Assessment Roundtable

Federal Health Minister, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, has called for a Health Technology Assessment roundtable following discussions with the research-based life sciences sector earlier this year. According to Health Dispatch, former chair of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC), Emeritus Professor Lloyd Sansom, will be the master of ceremonies, and the agenda will include…

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