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Exercise may help the older brain work better and reverse cognitive...

A world-first trial at Curtin University will attempt to reverse cognitive decline in seniors, by a program of balance and walking exercises. Senior Research Fellow...

Keeping fit in retirement – strength training benefits both men and...

Men and women aged over 50 can reap similar relative benefits from resistance training, a new study led by UNSW Sydney shows. While men are...

ECU calling for trial participants with irritable bowel syndrome

Participants are sought for a new Edith Cowan University (ECU) study investigating whether fibre can improve gut health, mental wellbeing and sleep for people...

People with and without dementia needed for trials for Australian researchers…

Volunteers for research trials on dementia are in short supply. So much that some trials have been abandoned, others delayed or curtailed. Dementia is the...

Get younger – reverse ageing and increase your health span…

In The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, a boy was born old and got younger. That film is science fiction but Australian scientist Professor...

Australians to gain new hub for thrombosis and its prevention

Australians are set to benefit from a central resource ‘hub’ of authoritative information to increase awareness and understanding of deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism...

Joint research project to bring pet robot ‘puppy’ to aged care...

Aged care residents in Perth will soon welcome MiRo, a robotic pet or ‘petoid,’ as part of a research project collaboration between Curtin University,...

Brussel sprouts every day keeps the cardiologist away

Brussel sprouts are not everyone’s favourite vegetable, but regular consumption of Brussel sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and other cruciferous vegetables might save your life. Research...

The older we get the more pills we end up taking,...

Our needs change as we age and prescription drugs appropriate for 40-year-olds may be unnecessary or even dangerous when we get to 80. Medicines play...

Research shows positive or negative attitude impacts illness recovery

The positive or negative thoughts that people living with chronic illnesses such as cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease have about their illness impacts their...

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