A new American Heart Association scientific statement highlights the need for more data and research about sex differences in the use and response to mechanical clot removal for acute ischemic stroke and suggests a clear differentiation between sex and gender in future research.
Flinders University studies to determine if people with lymphoedema experience symptom variations due to varying climatic conditions are aiming to provide better treatment outcomes for patients trying to cope with longstanding swelling in their limbs.
Dementia Australia has thanked and congratulated Australian rugby league and Penrith Panthers legend Royce Simmons on walking 300km in just 11 days, in the process raising more than $650,000 to support the Dementia Australia Research Foundation.
New research from SAHMRI, the University of Adelaide, CSIRO Australia’s national science agency, Orygen and the Freemason’s Centre for Male Health and Wellbeing has found men who score high on both traditional measures of depression symptoms and University of Adelaide’s recently developed 'Short-Form Male Depression Risk Scale', may be up to 30 times the risk of suicidal thinking.
A decade-long study by Royal Life Saving has scrutinised almost 600 drowning deaths over a 10-year period of people aged 65 and older, and highlights the need for older Australians to be vigilant around water.
With World Elder Abuse Awareness Day coming up on June 15, the team from Seniors Rights Victoria, a key program of Council on the Ageing Victoria, is urging all Victorians to accept that ‘Elder Abuse is Everybody’s Business’ and amplify their awareness as to what constitutes elder abuse and its warning signs. BIANCA ROBERTS reports
The foundation director of the Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes, Professor Jane Speight, has presented to the 82nd Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association on how harmful diabetes stigma can be to people living with this serious condition.