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Better care provision for Baby Boomers with Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis in Australia with the Australian Bureau of Statistics estimating 1.8 million people, […]

Decreasing falls in elderly just a step away

Trips and falls that are so common and costly among the elderly could be reduced with special shoe insoles invented […]

Family-focused therapy reduces complicated grief

Supporting families of patients with advanced cancer and assisting them in bereavement is an important clinical goal for oncology and mental […]

Forecasting dementia in 2050 and counting the cost

By 2050, the number of Australians with dementia is expected to more than double, according to researchers at the University […]

Guidelines support older Australians to live at home longer

Experts to develop the first national meals guidelines for the Australian Meals on Wheels Association. Experts from UOW will develop […]

Australia’s use of painkillers jumps four-fold

UNSW researchers say cancer-related pain in the ageing population and chronic pain have driven a 400% increase in the use […]

Australian communities first in world to map local ‘Dementia FriendlyR…

Researchers develop unique tool to map ‘dementia friendly places’ in local areas. Researchers from UOW have developed a first-of-its-kind interactive […]

Sleep and mood research receives international attention

New research into how sleep affects the mood of people with and without dementia in nursing homes has received international […]

Common drug presents fracture risk to older women

Researchers are urging caution in prescribing one of the world’s most commonly issued drug groups, citing links to increased fracture […]
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Muscling up against disability

Three hundred Brisbane adults aged over 65 years are set to benefit from a $1.3 million joint Burnie Brae Centre […]