ACP uptake remains low; emergency department use near end of life; nutritional benefits of Meals on Wheels investigated; world’s largest primary prevention aspirin study.
Investment is needed to improve the number of GPs offering online consultations according to Curtin University researchers, who found uptake is far from routine in Australia despite the potential for benefits.
Curtin University researchers have found that current methods for predicting the onset of Alzheimers disease are too simplistic and a broad approach is needed.
Curtin University researchers are looking for volunteers with low back pain to take part in a study which aims to understand the reasons beyond persistent pack pain.
Company directors want to get rid of the ‘not-for-profit’ term that’s used to describe mission-based organisations, because it carries too much baggage, a new report says.
A research project in Western Australia needs volunteers who have Parkinson’s disease, to try to make them feel happier. Meanwhile, other WA researchers are busy creating new drugs that could also improve the lives of people with the condition.
Taking psychoactive drugs, such as benzodiazepines and anti-depressants, could make an older person five times more likely to be involved in a car accident, a new study has found.
WA’s largest community care provider receives its third academic appointment.
Health innovation researchers will combine an interactive public lecture with a dramatic exploration of some of the latest thinking on the future of health care.
A new study is aiming to bring dignity and support to end-of-life patients and the people who care for them.
In under four years time, the sector will know exactly what to do to combat social isolation, thanks to researchers at the University of Adelaide, 900 older people and a host of project partners.
Curtin University named a new lecture theatre last week in honour of a rehabilitation pioneer.