Today we're living longer and healthier lives than ever before, but research shows that undernutrition is common among older people with 44% of elderly Australians at risk.
Portion sizes for Australia's most commonly consumed junk foods have increased significantly over the past 20 years.
Made with 100% real sustainably grown potatoes, sourced fresh from the field, nothing but pure potato goes into MAGGI Natural Mashed Potato.
Textured Concept Foods (TCF), a manufacturer of pureed foods for those with swallowing difficulties, has been recognised in a new book celebrating Australia's top 50 innovators in food manufacturing.
Australian food manufacturer SPC Ardmona, manufacturer of SPC ProVital, is committed to providing delicious, nutritious and expertly formulated products designed to address specific health requirements and support Australia's ageing population.
It is well recognised that residents of aged-care facilities are at high risk of weight loss, with the prevalence of malnutrition in the residential aged-care setting ranging from 40–70%.
Dr Elizabeth Marsden, Consultant Physician, Nambour Emergency Department (ED), saw a need for a new model to better support older people and residential aged care residents presenting to ED and the health professionals managing their care.
Where you live should be decided by the person who knows you best ...... you.
Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA)'s latest position paper The Aged Care Workforce in Australia says future challenges lie not in finding more workers but in developing new staffing models.
The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association's (AHHA) academic journal will publish findings of research on the Federal Government’s recent Budget proposal to introduce a $7 co?payment for doctor visits, pathology tests and diagnostic imaging will effect disadvantaged and vulnerable Australians.
Low dose aspirin lowers the occurrence of new venous blood clots - and represents a reasonable treatment option for patients who are not candidates for long-term anticoagulant drugs, such as warfarin, according to a new study published in today's issue of Circulation.
For the 3.5 million Australians who live with persistent pain, new research into using light to turn pain on and off could literally be the light at the end of the tunnel, writes Karyn Markwell from the Australian Pain Management Association (APMA).
Building clinical nursing research capacity has been the focus for Professor Wendy Chaboyer, recipient of the Griffith University Vice Chancellor’s Research Leadership Excellence Award.
Thirty-one Elders and community representatives from 17 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities around Australia have contributed to a report into self-harm and suicide in which they offer ways in which to address the tragedy.
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