Ageing & Longevity

Slow down and live long with the practice of qigong

How an ancient Chinese mind-body practice of qigong could help you live longer, happier. Eight senior citizens gather at a […]

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Is your medication killing you?

Elderly taking multiple high-risk medications for sleeping, pain or incontinence are twice as likely as others to fall and break […]

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Getting Older: Five Myths Debunked

Growing older is a part of life, and yet our golden years are often viewed with a certain level of discomfort. As our population grows older, it’s important that we start a conversation to bust some of the commonly held myths surrounding this next life stage. After all, growing older isn’t so bad…

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Elderly people who feel younger have fewer signs of brain aging

A recent study finds that such feelings, called subjective age, may reflect brain aging. Using MRI brain scans, researchers found […]

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What you think about getting old impacts your health

New research shows a strong connection between how we view old age, how well we age and the effects seen […]

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Why We Need To Talk About Death

This Palliative Care Week, people are encouraged to start a conversation with loved ones about end-of-life care – before it’s too late.

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Lung Cancer: Are You At Risk?

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer mortality around the world, with an estimated 1.6 million deaths each year, most of these linked to smoking.

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Top Tips for Healthy Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a potential killer if left untreated. Reduce your risk of developing the condition with these lifestyle and dietary tips.

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How To Slow Down The Ageing Process

Try these three expert tips for enhancing brain function. Plus, six foods you should add to your diet to help slow the ageing process.

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Long-term Caffeine Consumption Worsens Alzheimer’s Disease

New research shows consistent caffeine consumption can worsen symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Everything You Need To Know About Melanoma

Surgical Oncologist Dr Richard Martin shares the latest on melanoma treatments and prevention methods.

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Ageing Breakthrough

Scientists have found a way to rejuvenate old cells.

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Caring for Elderly Taking a Toll on Families

New research reveals the real cost of caring for elderly relatives.

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Medication For Parkinson’s Disease: The Pros And Cons

Around one in 500 New Zealanders are affected by this complicated neurodegenerative disease.

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Breast Cancer Update

Five Minutes with Associate Professor Elgene Lim NBCF funded researcher Associate Professor Elgene Lim, researcher at the Garvan Institute of […]

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Improving Life with Parkinson’s

New treatments, therapies and habits, including deep brain stimulation and exercise, are showing promise for slowing down the stages of this disorder.

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New study links better sleep with improved cognitive ability for Parkinson’s patients

Can sleep help alleviate symptoms for people suffering from Parkinson’s disease?

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New Study Reveals Health Benefits of Tea for Alzheimer’s Prevention

Can we sip our way to better cognitive function?

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Every Breath You Take

How a type of breathing meditation is helping thousands around the world.

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Coming soon: the real anti-ageing cream that will smooth away years

Wrinkles, grey hair and niggling aches may be a thing of the past: scientists claim the ageing process may be reversible

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Dementia rates show ‘signs of falling’

Growing evidence that the dementia crisis may not be as bad as first feared, say researchers.

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How To Train Your Brain

More than 353,800 Australians are currently living with dementia, and many people think cognitive decline is inevitable. But just like muscles in the body, the brain can be exercised and strengthened to help it perform well into old age – so how do we do that?

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Memory Boosters

Five ways to keep your brain fit and ward off cognitive decline.

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Yoga for mind, body and heart

John Hopkins Medicine recommends yoga to help people recovering from heart attacks, and to prevent them from occurring.

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