While both terms are often used interchangeably, they're not the same.
We all know that exercise is good for our health, but it may also keep our brains healthy.
People living with mental illness need to take care of their physical health through healthy eating and exercise, just like everyone else.
Improving brain health by focusing on nine key areas of health could dramatically reduce the risk of dementia.
Hospital initiatives designed to promote employee health and wellbeing can positively contribute to the development of a hospital culture where staff feel valued and role model health behaviour to the community. Such interventions may reduce rates of employee mental illness, absenteeism, burnout and turnover while improving workforce morale, job satisfaction and resilience.
A time-honoured mnemonic technique can turn mere mortals into memory athletes.
The WHO campaign for World Health Day is focusing on the prevention and treatment of depression.
Australians with schizophrenia die 25 years earlier than others due to poor heart health.
"There's work stresses, there's the pressure to succeed, a lot of us are type-A personalities by nature, that's often what draws us to the profession, we're perfectionists." — Dr Dov Degen
In this AHHB exclusive, Professor of Law at the University of Wollongong unpacks the issues facing an Australia with an increasingly ageing population. The number of people aged 65 or older has more than tripled over the last fifty years and was 3.4 million in 2014, while the number of people aged 85 and over increased nine fold to 456,600. The Australian Bureau of Statistics predicts that there will be 9.6 million people aged 65 and over and 1.9 million people aged 85 and over by 2064.
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care in collaboration with the Health Quality & Safety Commission New Zealand has released the Hip Fracture Care Clinical Care Standard and accompanying resources. The resources provide guidance to consumers, clinicians and health services on delivering appropriate care to people with a hip fracture.
A four-month inquiry into the role of registered nurses within residential aged care in NSW, found shifts led by a registered nurse often reduced unnecessary hospitalisations and increased the quality of clinical care within residential aged sites.
Assistant Minister for Social Services Senator Mitch Fifield has announced 13 organisations selected to operate the My Aged Care Regional Assessment Services.
Five carers have been announced as the inagural winners of the National Carer Awards, recognising the work they do to help people reach their full potential.
As the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) expands its reach, health professionals are reminded to direct patients to the online self-assessment tool, My Access Checker.