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Work underway to protect older adults from COVID-19

A Victorian COVID-19 initiative is developing virus-blocking antibodies in what researchers hope will become a key vaccine alternative for the elderly and other immune-compromised groups. The project, led by Melbourne’s Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, has successfully used antibodies 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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Could testosterone supplements delay cognitive decline?

Testosterone supplements have been found to improve cognitive function in older men, according to researchers at Edith Cowan University. The researchers analysed the results of 14 randomised control trials, including one recently published in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, and ...

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