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Brain training boosts attention and mood of seniors

Preliminary findings from one of the first mental health research projects started at USC’s Thompson Institute has found that brain […]

Milk study improves understanding of age-related diseases

Parkinson’s, dementia and type 2 diabetes are big problems for the ageing population in Australia and many other countries around […]

Old bones vulnerable to long-term use of oral corticosteroids

A review of data by University of South Australia researchers has found many older people taking oral corticosteroids long-term are not having […]

Can we combat age-related macular degeneration through our diet?

People living with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) who eat the right types and amounts of certain foods may actually slow the […]

Insoles reduce trips and falls in elderly

Special shoe insoles designed to prevent costly and common stumbles and tumbles among the elderly will be available in Australia […]

Twin study helps unravel the genetic blueprint of the human brain

An internationally significant study of healthy twins, 65 years of age or older, has unlocked important clues about how genes […]

Toe training may keep the elderly upright

Researchers at Victoria University are investigating if toe training – strengthening the muscles in the toes and the feet – […]

Regular exercise protects against cognitive decline in later years

Regular exercise in middle age is the best lifestyle change a person can make to prevent cognitive decline in the […]

Use of palliative care medicine services increasing with expenditure up by 80%

Over the past 5 years, Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) payments for all palliative medicine specialist services increased by almost 80%. […]

Could a beetroot a day keep the doctor at bay?

A QUT study is underway to discover whether beetroot juice could be a new ‘super food’ to improve vascular health, […]