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Researchers slow Alzheimer’s

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Researchers slow Alzheimer’s

Scientists hunting for a treatment for dementia label discovery an “exciting revelation”.

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Hearing aids may prevent dementia

Hearing aids may prevent dementia

Hearing aids may prevent dementia

People who wear hearing aids for age-related hearing problems maintain better brain function.

Carcinogen found in common meds

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Carcinogen found in common meds

Products still for sale as authorities investigate, but users warned to see their doctor.

Oral health linked to dementia

Oral health linked to dementia

Oral health linked to dementia

Studies highlight the importance of good oral health to preserve wellbeing and limit cognitive decline.

Digital detox holidays demystified

The effects of disconnecting while travelling

Digital detox holidays demystified

What happens when you leave your devices at home when you go on holiday?

Why people gain weight as they age

Why people gain weight as they age

Why people gain weight as they age

Many people struggle to keep their weight in check as they get older. Now we ...

Trust your gut, ask if they’re okay

Trust your gut and ask if they’re okay – any day

Trust your gut, ask if they’re okay

On R U OK? Day – and every day – take the time to check ...

Yo-yo dieting could be good for you

Yo-yo dieting could be good for you

Yo-yo dieting could be good for you

Repeatedly losing and regaining weight may lead to lower body fat percentages.

Plan to prevent unnecessary stays

Plan to prevent unnecessary stays

Plan to prevent unnecessary stays

Program could prevent stressful, often unnecessary, hospital admissions for aged care patients.

‘Toxic’ herbal supplement recalled

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‘Toxic’ herbal supplement recalled

Researchers uncover unsafe additives in herbal medicines.

The happiest time of your life

Expert explains why your 70s are the happiest time of your life

The happiest time of your life

‘We realise our runway is short, and we also simultaneously realise how fortunate we are ...

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