Brain health

Dementia is the second leading cause of death in Australia. It is one of the most common yet misunderstood illnesses in Australia. Alzheimer’s, on the other hand, is a specific type of brain disease. It is the most common cause of dementia, accounting for 60 to 80 per cent of dementia cases

Eating too much processed food can affect brain function – and quickly

Supplementing poor diet with omega-3 fatty acids may hold key to brain health.

Keeping your blood pressure in this range can slow brain ageing

Want to keep your brain younger than your actual age?

Australian research identifies likely cause of Alzheimer's

Ground-breaking discovery offers potential prevention and treatment opportunities.

Common eye conditions linked to heightened risk of dementia

Study finds eye problems can increase your risk of cognitive decline.

Study finds specific diet that helps older adults fight brain rot

Researchers discover the MIND diet may offer older adults a way to beat Alzheimer's.

Using the internet in retirement boosts brain function

Researchers discover significant benefits for retirees who use the internet regularly.

Delaying retirement can help slow cognitive decline, study finds

There's a 'magic' age to retire that protects your brain health, study finds.

Best and worst foods to boost your mood and brain health

Diet is so important that our gut is being referred to as the second brain.

Tricks to boost your memory

Want to give your memory a boost? You might want to write these down.

Study finds link between COVID and increased risk of Alzheimer's

More research is needed but researchers say preliminary results are concerning.

Aussie scientists able to predict Alzheimer's risk five years early

When do you need to worry that your faulty memory could turn into Alzheimer's?

Can you buy a better brain with 'smart pills'?

Nootropics are a new class of 'smart drugs' that promise increased cognitive abilities.

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