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

Can thinking too much shorten your life?

Can thinking too much shorten your life?

Scientists have found a link between neural activity and ageing.

Brain scans show benefits of exercise for stroke survivors

Brain scans show benefits of exercise for stroke survivors

A world-first Australian study is uncovering the impact of exercise in helping the brain to

Researchers say MRIs can pick up loss of grey matter

Researchers say MRIs can pick up loss of grey matter

Cognitive decline can be predicted a decade early, dementia researchers say.

Scientists discover simple root cause of Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists discover simple root cause of Alzheimer’s disease

Study identifies potential drug targets to reverse brain pH imbalance.

Long & The Short: The brain can work in mysterious ways

Long & The Short: The brain can work in mysterious ways

The power of a story to revive distant memories.

You won’t believe when your brain begins the ageing process

You won’t believe when your brain begins the ageing process

Scientists have been forced to rethink when brain functions begin to decline.

Is brain food a reality or just a clever marketing ploy?

Is brain food a reality or just a clever marketing ploy?

Are there really foods that help your brain, or is it a myth?

Brain test predicts risk of death in older people

Brain test predicts risk of death in older people

Scientists have developed a simple test that can predict how close you are to death.

Are brain-training games the solution to memory loss?

Are brain-training games the solution to memory loss?

Everyone loves a good game, but can they help stave off Alzheimer's?

A new app trains your brain to help you lose weight

A new app trains your brain to help you lose weight

A new app trains your brain to stop consuming unhealthy food and drinks.

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