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Whole of Tasmania to tackle dementia risk

A new project will see researchers work to help shift the dementia risk of an entire state. The largest of its kind, the study has been designed to empower people to self-manage significant modifiable dementia risk factors. Launched today by ...

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Dementia group issues global wakeup call

Unless something changes, there is no way the World Health Organization’s (WHO) dementia targets will be met. That’s what a new report from Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) boils down to. ADI says the primary target of the Global action plan ...

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Big myth around the flu shot

It looks increasingly likely this will be one of Australia’s worst flu seasons on record, yet despite the potentially deadly consequences, some people still refuse to be vaccinated. Last year, half of Aussies admitted they had no plans to get a flu ...

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