Alzheimer's disease predicted by blood test
A blood test can predict familial Alzheimer disease 16 years before clinical symptoms appear.
Leaks in the brain’s blood vessels are an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease
New research showed that people with the worst memory problems also had the most leakage in their brain’s blood vessels – regardless of whether amyloid or tau were present.
The financially well-off defy the stereotypes
Financial well-being is hard to get a handle on. That’s because it’s a mix of how people feel and how they objectively are.
Volatility the new normal as super returns take a hit
Super members suffered sharp declines in December 2018, pushing many into negative territory for the year, with the likelihood of further losses over coming months as market volatility and political risk continue to challenge the outlook.
Keep your medicines out of reach of small hands
Families with kids travelling and visiting friends and relatives these holidays are being reminded how important it is to keep medicines safely out of the reach of children.
Aged care restraint regulation introduction
Chemical and physical restraint in aged care homes will be regulated, following examination of the issue and recent critical media coverage. Draft changes to regulations are expected to be released within weeks.
Franking credits inquiry – QLD public hearings
The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics will hold public hearings in Queensland for its inquiry into the implications of removing refundable franking credits.
Challenges ahead for the Aged Care Industry
IBISWorld has explored how the Royal Commission and the other key issues will affect the industry’s profitability.
Study to test fall prevention garments for people with Parkinson’s disease
NeuRA researchers partner with the Michael J. Fox and Shake It Up Foundations for Parkinson’s research.
How to better plan for aged care
Life is brimming with many major events, occasions and milestones planned for well ahead of time. It’s interesting however, how we avoid planning for life’s biggest and most inevitable event; ageing.
Extra CHSP funding to support seniors at home
The extra $15 million funding means means more seniors will be able to live safely at home, knowing they can remain in the communities they know for as long as possible.
New TV network channels good health to First Australians
A new digital television network now rolling out across Australia aims to help Close the Gap in health equality by revolutionising the way First Australians receive health information.
Tunstall Healthcare increases presence in China
Tunstall Healthcare has expanded its footprint in the lucrative Chinese market as a global provider of connected care and health solutions.
New Life Checks quiz to prepare for better lives
Australians are being asked to take a free and confidential online Life Check on a new Government website launched today, supporting Australians to live longer, better lives.
Increased physical activity linked to better mood
Increasing physical activity may be an effective way to boost mood states a new study in JAMA Psychiatry reveals.
Call for doctors to join in better approach for dementia care
Australian dementia care providers have highlighted concerns about the use of strong medications in dementia care – including the role of prescribing doctors.
Get your estate planning in order for 2019 and your family will thank you
Australia’s leading specialist trustee company Equity Trustees is recommending that everyone includes a tidy-up of some key estate planning paperwork at the start of the New Year.
GP visits reduce risk of hospitalisation and death following heart attack
The important role GPs play in providing care for patients following heart attacks has been highlighted in a new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
Top five ways to boost your health in 2019 – based on the latest research
It’s the start of a new year and there is no doubt that 2019 will be as saturated with nutritional nonsense as 2018.
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