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Egg-cellent way to prevent malnutrition

Malnutrition is a term used to describe an imbalance in nutrition, with a deficiency in energy, protein and other nutrients leading to unfavourable effects on body function, composition and clinical outcomes. Malnutrition is associated with a series of complications, including ...

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Muscling residents out of immobility

It’s the simple things in life, like lifting a cup of tea or getting out of a chair without any aids that Hall & Prior hopes to help residents accomplish through a resistance band training program. The program was created ...

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Dementia Australia’s biggest killer

It’s taken more than 100 years, but dementia has overtaken heart disease as the biggest killer of women in Australia. When asked how government policies were dealing with this crisis, Tasmanian senator Helen Polley said health care providers were still ...

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New approach to mental health of seniors

Improving the mental health of seniors being discharged from hospital could be as easy as a weekly phone call, research has found. The research, conducted by the Bolton Clarke Research Institute (BCRI) at Monash University in collaboration with hospitals, found that weekly ...

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