Loneliness is a significant contributor to the onset of mental health conditions and can seriously impact peoples' physical wellbeing. A NARI research team has developed a three-tiered approach to addressing loneliness in older Australians, which will be used as the basis of ongoing research initiatives and outreach programs. BIANCA ROBERTS reports
According to new research published in the BMJ, maintaining good health and limiting the development of chronic disease during this life stage may bode well for dementia prevention through the rest of one’s life.
University of Queensland researchers have discovered a way to kill a type of bacteria that causes millions of respiratory infections in children and the elderly, paving the way for more effective treatment. BIANCA ROBERTS investigates
In between juggling home schooling and the other stresses of pandemic life, Macquarie University dementia researchers Associate Professor Yazi Ke and Professor Lars Ittner found that stem cell technology had progressed to a point where they could potentially use it to create miniature brains.
The Federal Government is distributing $239 million in funding across 248 innovative research projects to 'help advance our understanding of a wide range of health and medical issues faced by Australians'.