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

Why you need Vitamin K and how to get it

Why you need Vitamin K and how to get it

Vitamin K is important for healthy bones and the proper clotting of blood.

Study pinpoints the ideal amount of sleep as you age

Study pinpoints the ideal amount of sleep as you age

Too much, or too little, can have an impact on brain health.

New strategy could be a lifesaver for brain tumour patients

New strategy could be a lifesaver for brain tumour patients

New tool may give Australians diagnosed with brain tumour a greater survival rate.

Declining brain health can be reversed, study shows

Declining brain health can be reversed, study shows

Thanks to a group of nuns, we now know the keys to preventing the progression of dementia.

Where you live could increase your risk of dementia: study

Where you live could increase your risk of dementia: study

Your postcode could play a part in your cognitive health, says study.

Research links irregular heartbeat with dementia

Research links irregular heartbeat with dementia

New research shows why older Australians should regularly check their pulse.

Could the suburb you live in be an indicator of stroke risk?

Could the suburb you live in be an indicator of stroke risk?

New study indicates that your postcode could be linked to your stroke risk.

Psychedelic mushrooms shown to treat depression

Psychedelic mushrooms shown to treat depression

Discovery opens potential new treatments for long-term depression.

Fears COVID will accelerate Parkinson's epidemic

Fears COVID will accelerate Parkinson's epidemic

The numbers living with this neurodegenerative disorder set to accelerate, says researchers.

What is aphasia, the condition Bruce Willis lives with?

What is aphasia, the condition Bruce Willis lives with?

Actor Bruce Willis has announced his retirement from acting after a 40-year career.

Middle-aged brains still as sharp as young ones, study finds

Middle-aged brains still as sharp as young ones, study finds

Don't let the young 'uns tell you they're sharper than you - they're wrong!

Berries and red wine linked to longer life for Parkinson’s sufferers

Berries and red wine linked to longer life for Parkinson’s sufferers

Red wine, berries and other foods high in flavonoids can prolong life, studies find.

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