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FactCheck: it's true – WA has the nation's highest rate of methamphetamine use

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Western Australia's state Labor leader Mark McGowan was quoted as saying "we have the worst rate of methamphetamine usage in the country". It's true.

Aged & Allied Health 22 February, 2017

Is your brain training program worth its weight?

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Popular brain training programs have been put to the test by researchers. The results show that some programs, but not all, can help slow cognitive decline that may lead to...

Aged & Allied Health 22 February, 2017

Digital marshmallow test examines impulse control

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The new 'digital marshmallow test' looks at impulsive behaviour in adults that can lead to obesity, type 2 diabetes, substance abuse and suicide.

Technology 21 February, 2017

What's that word? Brain changes begin years before Alzheimer's diagnosis

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Alzheimer's is a long game — it doesn't happen overnight. The good news is, early intervention can delay onset.

Aged & Allied Health 21 February, 2017

'Mini-guts' offer clues to paediatric GI illness

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A miniature model of the gut made from stem cells lifts the lid on how infection-causing enteroviruses enter the intestine.

Clinical Services 21 February, 2017

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Is your brain training program worth its weight?

Is your brain training program worth its weight?

Popular brain training programs have been put to the test by researchers. The results show that some programs, but not all, can help slow cognitive...

Article 22 February, 2017
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New national standard promotes better care for hip fracture patients

New national standard promotes better care for hip fracture patients

Patients with hip fracture should receive surgery within 48 hours of arriving at hospital and start moving around the day after surgery, if...

Article 13 February, 2017
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'Mini-guts' offer clues to paediatric GI illness

'Mini-guts' offer clues to paediatric GI illness

A miniature model of the gut made from stem cells lifts the lid on how infection-causing enteroviruses enter the intestine.

Article 21 February, 2017
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New Bendigo Hospital is connected to community and nature

New Bendigo Hospital is connected to community and nature

Made possible through a Victorian Government investment of $630 million, the new Bendigo Hospital is the largest regional hospital development in...

Article 30 January, 2017
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Digital marshmallow test examines impulse control

Digital marshmallow test examines impulse control

The new 'digital marshmallow test' looks at impulsive behaviour in adults that can lead to obesity, type 2 diabetes, substance abuse and...

Article 21 February, 2017
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AMA develops online fatigue-assessment tool

AMA develops online fatigue-assessment tool

Fatigue and its implications are a profession-wide concern that can put at risk the health and safety of both patients and doctors.

Article 21 February, 2017
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