Super switching intentions highest among retail funds

On average 5.1% of superannuation products are “Very Likely” to be switched in the next 12 months (up marginally from 5.0% a year ago).

Australia's biggest seniors vitamin D study

QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute scientists have launched one of the world’s biggest studies of vitamin D’s role in our health.

Causes of death in the young and old

Leading causes of death vary substantially at different ages, according to new analysis released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

Microparticles could treat heart attacks

An Australian discovery has the potential to transform the treatment of a heart attack, after a new approach boosted heart function and reduced heart scarring in preclinical studies.

Record $122 million proposed for US Alzheimer's

Negotiations for the fiscal year 2014 federal budget ended with a $122 million funding bill that recognises the need to address the Alzheimer's epidemic facing the US.

QLD disaster and emergency info a click away

Queenslanders will have vital information on natural disasters at their fingertips with the launch of a centralised online platform www.qld.gov.au/emergency.