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Keeping our aged citizens safe from ‘superbug’ attacks

Failing to contain ‘superbugs’ across nursing homes can have serious consequences, as the elderly population of nursing homes have a […]

Fitness tracking devices to motivate older Australians

Researchers from Curtin University have found fitness tracking devices worn by older Australians could help promote physical activity and reduce […]

Dance aids healthier ageing

Queensland Ballet and QUT released the results of a joint project examining the health and wellbeing benefits of ballet for older Australians. […]

Better post-hospital care needed for nursing home residents

A collaborative study between researchers at UNSW Medicine’s Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), the Department of Aged Care, St George […]

Regular stretching shown to improve muscles in elderly

Daily muscle stretching could bring health benefits to elderly people with reduced mobility, according to new research published in The […]

Exercise parks just for seniors help elderly swap slippers for sneakers

Victoria University research has found that outdoor exercise parks specifically designed for seniors help them better enjoy life, and could […]

Breakthrough discovery to prevent blindness

Macquarie University researchers have discovered that a naturally occurring protein in the body protects the eye from the common eye […]

Genetic study marks likely osteoporosis treatment target

Scientists are homing in on a potential treatment for osteoporosis, after performing the largest ever genetic study of the common […]

World-first ketamine trial shows promise for geriatric depression

Australian researchers have completed the world’s first randomised control trial (RCT) assessing the efficacy and safety of ketamine as a […]

Sex and older Australians: It’s time we talked about it

Ageist assumptions about sex and sexuality were challenged at a UNSW seminar that will highlight findings from the most comprehensive […]