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Researchers are delving into smart technology and looking at just how it will impact homes for seniors

Smart Homes for Seniors, Intelligent Home Solutions for Independent Living is a new multiple university study into what extent smart technology and artificial intelligence will augment aged care in the future. BIANCA ROBERTS spoke to researcher Dr Sarah Pink about the project.

Research highlighting how modern tech can support older adults wins inaugural IoT Award

Monash University’s Emerging Technologies Research Lab has been recognised by the Internet of Things Australia for research highlighting how modern technology can support older adults.

Monash University launches new centre to transform treatments for Australians living with mental health disorders

Monash University today will launch an end-to-end, cross-disciplinary centre to drive novel psychiatric drug discovery, as well as new approaches to neuromedicine-assisted psychotherapies, for the treatment of mental health disorders.

New study focused on finding suitable diet plans to empower shift workers to better regulate their health

A world-first study conducted by the University of South Australia and Monash University is investigating strategies to help shift workers better manage their eating habits when they work at night.

The mental health challenges facing ageing women: insights from female baby boomers

Members of the 'baby boomers' generation are now in their 50s, 60s, and 70s. Too often, the notion of an ageing population is assumed to mean that we – as individuals and collectively – are in decline. This construction of older members of society can have an adverse effect on mental health.

Newly developed rostering system promises safer shift work and fewer workplace accidents

Monash University researchers and optimisation technology company Opturion have developed a cloud-based rostering system to improve alertness, productivity and safety among shift workers.

Long-term survival rate post-stroke linked to medication adherence: new study

A new study published by Monash University emphasises how critical it is for survivors of first-time stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) to take medications on an ongoing basis, with a correlation found between post-stroke survival rate and daily medication adherence.

Monash researchers unlock key that could revolutionise the treatment of chronic pain

Monash University researchers have made a breakthrough discovery that could pave the way for the development of novel non-opioid painkillers (analgesics) to safely and effectively treat neuropathic pain.

EMR study reveals divide between hospital and primary care sectors

The first large-scale study of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) usability in Australia has found nursing and medical professionals have differing experiences depending on where they work.

Loneliness, isolation and lack of support linked to heart disease: new study

Loneliness, social isolation and a lack of social support can increase the risk of having a heart attack or stroke in older Australians.

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