Greater levels of pharmacist intervention are required when administering drugs to an "overly-medicated" elderly population, the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety interim report revealed last week.
New treatments were investigated after a woman at high risk for early-onset Alzheimer's disease remained dementia-free for years beyond what was anticipated.
A high risk of suicide following hospital discharge for self-harm highlights the need for early follow-up care and risk-reduction strategies.
eSports athletes are at risk of physical, psychological and metabolic disorders, according to a study published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.
Junior doctors in regional and rural Australia more likely to be satisfied than metropolitan counterparts, says UNSW research.
Women will be asked about their experiences of sexuality, body image, sexual function, femininity and related depression and anxiety.
Is telehealth a potential silver bullet to help precious medical resources go further?
A study published in The BMJ shows that physical activity — regardless of intensity — is associated with a lower risk of early death in middle-aged adults and older people.
Australia's guidelines on alcohol consumption are under ongoing review by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), with new draft guidelines expected to be released in November.
We speak with Jenny Messell, the NT's 2019 Nurse of the Year and Service Manager at Indigenous residential aged-care facility Juninga Centre.
Breast Cancer Network Australia has called for more funding for allied health outpatient services in public hospitals and an increase in the Medicare rebate for allied health.
Greg Hunt backs the release of a framework for assessing the mental health of young Australians, while Climb for Mental Health showcases the importance of moving onwards and upwards.
New guidelines have been issued for Australian GPs that will hopefully help reduce dementia rates nationally.
The Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) Annual Scientific Meeting 2019 saw 450 attendees descend on the Darwin Convention Centre.
The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has thrown up examples of failures in care for people living with dementia, but there are plenty of cases where age services are leading the way in setting best practice standards for meeting the needs of older Australians with dementia.