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Time for a technological revolution in aged care

New Australian research has found that the more social interactions aged care recipients have, the better their cognitive function. And researchers argue that the government should help keep aged care residents socially engaged using technology. Academics from Macquarie University, along ...

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New Alzheimer’s test on its way to Australia

A new blood test that could help identify Alzeimer’s disease is on its way to Australia. Dementia is the second leading cause of death of Australians and in 2020, there is an estimated 459,000 Australians living with dementia. That number is expected to ...

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