Assistive technologies can have a huge impact on improving the life of a person with a disability.
To avoid exposing healthcare and aged-care patients with food allergies to risk, a robust risk management strategy should be integrated into your organisation's food safety program.
A new intervention successfully tested nationally by Australian researchers has found a way to reduce overprescription of antipsychotics in nursing homes.
A diet rich in fish and legumes may help to delay natural menopause, but high dietary intake of refined carbs may help to hasten it.
Dietitian and author Ngaire Hobbins shuts down some old wives' tales surrounding the elderly and nutrition.
LASA is working in close partnership with the government on the reform agenda for aged care. The spotlight is now firmly on how the government responds.
A new study seeks to identify the genes associated with stuttering, as a key to early identification, new therapies and ultimately preventing the disorder.
Supportive relationships, together with a carefully planned nutritional program, are important ingredients in a treatment plan that will help patients with anorexia nervosa recover, safely.
In response to the Carnell-Paterson review into failures at South Australia's Oakden aged-care service, new federal reforms have been announced.
The second edition of the NSQHS Standards now contains specific actions addressing the health needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
A Canadian neuroscientist has found that for people with an early Alzheimer's diagnosis, ibuprofen may stop the disease.
Lavender and tea tree oil have endocrine-disrupting chemicals, some of which may also be found in other popular essential oils.
Dr Mark Formby is Acting Director at NSW Health Pathology's Anatomical Pathology Laboratory at John Hunter Hospital.
Today, most people take for granted their ability to easily make calls or listen to music on their mobile phones. But for the hearing impaired, this has never been simple — until now.
A new study of Parkinson's patients with postural and gait challenges has found significantly reduced levels of a brain protein in their cerebrospinal fluid.