A new study seeks to identify the genes associated with stuttering, as a key to early identification, new therapies and ultimately preventing the disorder.
A group of men who took probiotic capsules daily for a month felt less stressed and performed better on memory tests, according to a study presented to the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Chicago over the weekend.
The challenge of meeting the needs of our ageing population – today and into the future – is considerable. It cannot be achieved in insolation from government, health and community services, and other industries including technology, design and business services. Partnerships are critical to maximising efficiency and quality of the care and services provided to older Australians. Central to such partnerships is a co-design approach that puts older Australians and their families at the heart of all decision-making, and engages people from across industries and disciplines with the shared goal of providing the best possible care and services.
Darwin will host the 13th National Rural Health Conference next month with thanks to Australia’s most famous rural health provider, the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
The Intergenerational Report highlights the case for structural policy reform in aged care services.
Angela Kotis of United Hospitality and Essendon Aged Care was named Victorian Chef of the Year Winner at the OSCAR Aged Care Hospitality Awards.
’A productive, healthy country needs health policy for all, not just the privileged,’ says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) chief executive Alison Verhoeven.
The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) has expressed concern that the COAG Reform Council responsible for monitoring progress towards close the gap targets will close on 30 June.
Residential aged care providers are now required to publish the maximum accommodation prices they will charge from 1 July, making it easier for consumers to make informed choices.
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The Consumers Health Forum has today told the Senate inquiry in the Commission of Audit that medical co-payments should not be introduced.
The Indigenous General Practice Registrars Network (IGPRN) has officially endorsed Dr Aleeta Fejo as its chairperson.