Having a stroke not only increases the risk of dementia by over 50% but also increases the risk for those with a history of stroke by 70%.
New research has found that unless you're consuming more than 5 grams of salt a day — or 2.5 teaspoons — health risks are minimal.
Nearly half the men in a US study about male intimate partner violence reported being victims of abuse.
The team at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital have shown that it is possible to increase the nutritional intake of older people by 20%.
New research finds that eating oranges daily reduces the risk of developing macular degeneration by 60% in people aged over 50.
With nearly 17% of the local population smoking, health-related issues were forecast to swamp local services. Something had to be done.
Obstructive sleep apnoea may be contributing to dementia, and screening older patients could reduce this risk.
Researchers have found that up to one-third of country-based mental health sufferers are in denial about having a problem.
With 1700 Australians being diagnosed with dementia weekly, a new initiative has been launched to turbocharge the search for a cure.
Human herpesviruses are more abundant in the brains of Alzheimer's patients, according to a new study.
Fifty-year-olds with higher than normal blood pressure are at increased risk of developing dementia later in life.
There are multiple treatable conditions that mimic the symptoms of Alzheimer's.