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Health condition of most concern

The health condition that most concerns older Australians

Health condition of most concern

Aussies aged over 70 worry about their health less than 18-30-year-olds.

Study shows the power of mushrooms

Study shows the power of mushrooms

Study shows the power of mushrooms

Research finds an association between eating mushrooms and a lower risk of prostate cancer.

Alzheimer’s gene discovered

Researchers discover genes that influence Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s gene discovered

An international team of researchers has identified a pair of genes linked to Alzheimer’s.

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.

Could marriage stave off dementia?

Could marriage stave off dementia?

Could marriage stave off dementia?

Dementia and marital status could be linked, according to a new study.

Postcodes with low dementia risk

People living in rural areas may have lower dementia risk

Postcodes with low dementia risk

People who live in rural areas may be at lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

Liver dysfunction link to dementia

Liver dysfunction link to dementia

Liver dysfunction link to dementia

Researchers have begun looking for clues about Alzheimer's in a seemingly unlikely place.

Food ingredient linked to dementia

Food ingredient linked to dementia

Food ingredient linked to dementia

New research shows a spicy diet could be linked to dementia.

Four new medicines added to PBS

Four new medicines added to PBS

Four new medicines added to PBS

Treatment for diabetes and depression just got cheaper.

The do’s and don’ts of sinusitis

The do’s and don’ts of sinusitis

The do’s and don’ts of sinusitis

Sinusitis is a painful condition when the sinuses become inflamed or infected.

Alzheimer’s family history risk

Alzheimer’s family history risk could be detected early

Alzheimer’s family history risk

Some symptoms of Alzheimer’s may show up in people as early as their 20s.

The flu virus’s best friend

The flu virus’s best friend

The flu virus’s best friend

Yale researchers have discovered the flu virus’s best friend.

Blood pressure drugs and dementia

Common medicines found to significantly reduce dementia risk

Blood pressure drugs and dementia

Link found between blood pressure drugs and a decreased risk of dementia.

Antibiotic treatment for Alzheimer’s

Antibiotic treatment for Alzheimer’s

Antibiotic treatment for Alzheimer’s

The type of bacteria living in the gut can influence the development of Alzheimer’s.

Common drug could treat dementia

Common drug could treat dementia

Common drug could treat dementia

A prescription drug to treat high blood pressure has shown promise against dementia.

Parkinson’s breakthrough

Researchers make important Parkinson’s breakthrough

Parkinson’s breakthrough

Scientists discover why a cancer drug is able to alleviate Parkinson’s symptoms.

Caterpillars hold key to arthritis cure

Caterpillars hold key to arthritis cure

Caterpillars hold key to arthritis cure

A fungus that infects caterpillars could offer new hope for arthritis sufferers.

Sight at risk from medicine misuse

Medical misuse putting your sight at risk

Sight at risk from medicine misuse

Medicine misuse is threatening the sight of 150,000 Australians.

Taking part in clinical trials

Taking part in clinical trials

Taking part in clinical trials

A clinical trial is a research program to evaluate new medical treatments.

Science cracks Alzheimer’s mystery

Science cracks Alzheimer’s mystery

Science cracks Alzheimer’s mystery

One of the great mysteries of neuroscience may finally have an answer.

Push-ups linked to heart health

Push-ups linked to heart health

Push-ups linked to heart health

Men able to complete more than 40 push-ups have a lower risk of heart disease.

Exercise may improve cognition

Exercise may improve cognition

Exercise may improve cognition

Exercise alters brain blood flow and improves cognitive performance in older adults.

Study unlocks dementia trigger

dementia study

Study unlocks dementia trigger

Scientists label dementia finding as ‘potentially groundbreaking’.

New Alzheimer’s culprit discovered

New Alzheimer’s culprit discovered

New Alzheimer’s culprit discovered

Leaky blood vessels may trigger Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research.

Meditation can alter Alzheimer’s

Meditation can alter Alzheimer’s

Meditation can alter Alzheimer’s

Researchers have found that meditation may alter the course of Alzheimer’s.

What to do if you have sinusitis

What to do if you have sinusitis

What to do if you have sinusitis

Sinusitis is a painful condition when the sinuses become inflamed or infected.

Why are my toenails that colour?

Why are my toenails that colour?

Why are my toenails that colour?

Toenail health is important. Here’s what you need to know.

Tips for coping with ‘sundowning’

Tips for coping with ‘sundowning’

Tips for coping with ‘sundowning’

Late afternoon and early evening can be hard for people with Alzheimer’s disease.

Brain pH linked to Alzheimer’s

Brain pH linked to Alzheimer’s

Brain pH linked to Alzheimer’s

Study identifies potential drug targets to reverse brain pH imbalance.

What is motor neurone disease?

What is motor neurone disease?

What is motor neurone disease?

What is this terrible disease and how close are we to finding a cure?

Arthritis linked to lung disease

Arthritis linked to lung disease

Arthritis linked to lung disease

Rheumatoid arthritis may increase the risk of developing lung disease.

‘Tattoo’ could detect cancer early

‘Tattoo’ could detect cancer early

‘Tattoo’ could detect cancer early

Researchers create implants that can accurately spot early signs of cancer.

Why does my body ache?

Why does my body ache?

Why does my body ache?

Body aches are common but they can be an early warning sign for more serious ...

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