Scientists have found that having your appendix removed early in life significantly reduces the risk of developing Parkinson's disease.
A new study found that almost 3% of commonly purchased food items that were labelled 'gluten-free' contained gluten.
Mandating patient-to-staff ratios is only one step required to improve quality and safety in aged care. Addressing the issues in our existing model is the next.
Two studies have shown that the small blood vessels in the retina at the back of the eye are altered in patients with Alzheimer's.
Due to the autoimmune disease's unpredictability and seriousness, scleroderma patients are often uncertain if they can exercise. But there is hope.
There's new evidence that the herpes virus can cause Alzheimer's, and that antiviral drugs can drastically reduce the risk of senile dementia.
A Dutch study estimates that without prevention strategies, 1 in 2 women and 1 in 3 men will be diagnosed with dementia/parkinsonism/stroke.
Research shows that more than 80% of aged-care residents with dementia receive psychotropics, even though only 20% might benefit from them.
A group of dietitians at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney investigate the effects of eMR2 on inter-professional communications.
Planning a vege patch for your healthcare facility? A few simple steps will ensure food safety.
Having a stroke not only increases the risk of dementia by over 50% but also increases the risk for those with a history of stroke by 70%.
New research has found that unless you're consuming more than 5 grams of salt a day — or 2.5 teaspoons — health risks are minimal.
The team at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital have shown that it is possible to increase the nutritional intake of older people by 20%.