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Brain health

Research lifts Alzheimer's treatment hopes

Research opens door to new treatment types for Alzheimer's and other diseases of the brain.

Brain health

Common eye conditions linked to heightened risk of dementia

New research reveals a link between some common eye conditions and a heightened risk of developing dementia later in life.

Health & Ageing

How Australia could reduce dementia by 40 per cent

Doing the recommended amount of physical activity could lower the incidence of dementia by 18 per cent, researchers say.

Health & Ageing

Caring for my husband - what I didn't expect

When her husband developed dementia and needed a full-time carer, Lorraine Anderson stepped into the role. She tells what she has learnt.

COVID-19

World body warns of link between COVID and dementia

Group says research shows COVID can increase the likelihood of developing dementia and cause symptoms to show up earlier than normal.

Brain health

Calculator predicts your risk of dementia - and it's free

Researchers develop an online calculator that helps individuals aged 55 and over to better understand their brain health and how they can reduce their risk of dementia.

Brain health

How 'super-agers' live to 100 with a healthy mind

Dutch study tells how cognitive 'super-agers' maintain brain function.

Health news

People with dementia need more support for decision-making

People living with dementia need support to make their own lifestyle and healthcare decisions.

Health

Study shows how music boosts brain activity

Music soothes the soul and the savage beast and, so it seems, people with dementia and Alzheimer’s. But how?

Health news

Lack of sleep lifts dementia risk and these tactics don't work

New studies show what doesn't work in the quest for a good night's sleep as scientists link poor sleep with dementia.

Podcasts

Podcast: Noni Hazlehurst speaks about her new movie

Noni Hazlehurst chats with one of her biggest fans, John Deeks, about life and her new movie, June Again.

Brain health

Medical focus must extend to pre-clinical dementia

"What can I do to not get this?" - the question being asked by those at greatest risk of dementia.

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