Using a safety harness, participants walk along a booby-trapped walkway, helping to train the brain to respond quickly to fall hazards.
A new study has found evidence that exercise produces a hormone that helps protect against Alzheimer's disease.
The practice of 2-hourly repositioning of residents in aged-care facilities to prevent bedsores is ineffective and could be an unintentional form of abuse.
For those who've inherited Alzheimer's disease genes, a simple blood test will identify if they have the disease — 16 years before symptoms show.
A new study has found that, despite humans having hundreds of facial expressions, only 35 are universally recognised.
Australia has among the highest food allergy rates in the world. To reduce allergy risk, experts recommend giving infants peanuts and eggs before they turn one.
We debunk the five misconceptions about earwax and ear cleaning.
Reduce the environmental footprint of your institutional foodservice with these sustainable ideas.
HESTA Nurse of the Year Gail Yarran speaks about closing the gap, her faith, and resilience in the face of personal and institutional racism.
For the elderly, taking up drawing will do more to enhance their memory retention than writing. Even if they're not very good at it.
A third of adolescents hospitalised with anorexia nervosa are within a healthy weight range, prompting calls to redefine the disease's diagnosis criteria.
Each year 230,000 people are admitted to hospital, and many more experience reduced quality of life, due to adverse side effects from medicines.
New bed sensors being developed in Melbourne will soon alert carers in nursing homes and hospitals if their patients are at risk of a fall.
Children who are given antibiotics or antacids in their first two years of life are more likely to become obese during their childhood.
Scientists have found that having your appendix removed early in life significantly reduces the risk of developing Parkinson's disease.