Do self-management support programs work for chronic conditions?

The prevalence of chronic health conditions continues to rise in Australia alongside our ageing population. In addition, the risk of

Video: Can blueberry juice reduce risk of dementia?

With older age come a greater number of health issues including dementia. There is no certain way to prevent dementia

Video: Can exercise help Parkinson’s disease?

Parkinson's disease is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that affects the motor system as well as thinking

Pain and how you sense it

Scientists are gradually unravelling the processes within the body that lead to the unpleasant sensation of pain. Here’s a simple

Dormant butt syndrome is linked to knee and back pain

There’s another reason to get out of your chair right now: sitting too long could lead to “dormant butt syndrome”.

Protein overnight for muscle mass maintenance

Deterioration of skeletal muscle mass is a common occurrence in people as they age (known as sarcopenia) and also accompanying


Toothache is any pain in and around a tooth. The pain of toothache can be a dull ache or a

Morphine may worsen chronic nerve pain

Taking morphine for chronic nerve pain (neuropathic pain) may actually worsen the problem rather than help it, new evidence suggests. It shows that

Interrupting the Alzheimer’s pathway

There are currently more than 400,000 people living with dementia in Australia. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of

Eyesight problems: when you need glasses

To see something clearly, the light coming from the object we are looking at has to be focused on the

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