Summer Foundation’s Annual Public Forum was held in early November to discuss and resolve what's being done and what remains to be done to achieve successful resolution to the issue of young people in aged care. As BIANCA ROBERTS has discovered, there is light at the end of the tunnel.
New research from St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne Australia (SVI) on lipoedema – a debilitating chronic disease often misdiagnosed as obesity – provides a path to potential drug treatments and development of a diagnostic screening test.
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has warned against a return to “business as usual” in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and urged leaders to heed vital lessons from the vaccine rollout.
Released on Friday, the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre's 'Stronger Together: Loneliness and social connectedness in Australia' report has revealed overall social connectivity in Australia, which had been in steady decline for the past decade, decreased dramatically during the pandemic, with associated poor health outcomes costing up to $2.7 billion each year.
Researchers at the National Ageing Research Institute are working with the National Mental Health Commission to understand the key issues for older adults to maintain mental health and support those living with mental illness and their carers.
More Australians have access to leading-edge stroke treatment than they did two years ago despite the challenges COVID-19 created within the health system, according to the findings of Stroke Foundation’s 2021 National Stroke Audit.