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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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Fighting ageism with digital storytelling

Academics are drawing links between ageism in society and increased instances of elder abuse. To combat this, a collaboration between researchers from Swinburne University and Eastern Community Legal Centre has developed a slew of digital stories to help dispel myths ...

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