We all know that exercise is good for our health, but it may also keep our brains healthy.
It's hard to ignore a dog that wants to go for a walk, which makes it a good strategy for keeping the elderly active.
People living with mental illness need to take care of their physical health through healthy eating and exercise, just like everyone else.
Study findings offer a major step in predicting disease risk, years before obvious signs in the brain.
Sally McCray is the recipient of the 2017 Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) President’s Award for Innovation for her research and implementation of 'room service', a five-star inspired food service model for hospitals.
Improving brain health by focusing on nine key areas of health could dramatically reduce the risk of dementia.
Eighteen months after his double hand transplant, an eight-year-old child can undertake essential life functions.
A stem cell research discovery could help ease the current organ shortage, paving the way to producing replacement organs for damaged hearts, kidneys and bowels.
Faster treatment, faster recovery and reduced risk of antibiotic resistance are now possible for patients with bacterial infections thanks to a new diagnostic system.
Portion sizes for Australia's most commonly consumed junk foods have increased significantly over the past 20 years.
Improving treatment and reducing the death and injury toll from snakebites globally took a major step forward when the World Health Organization added snakebite to the highest priority list of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) this month.
Hospital initiatives designed to promote employee health and wellbeing can positively contribute to the development of a hospital culture where staff feel valued and role model health behaviour to the community. Such interventions may reduce rates of employee mental illness, absenteeism, burnout and turnover while improving workforce morale, job satisfaction and resilience.
Report calls for national plan to combat elder abuse.
Authors conclude that proton-pump inhibitors should be co-prescribed in this age group to reduce the risk of bleeds.