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Hundreds of Australians develop dementia daily

DEMENTIA is a general term to describe a collection of symptoms that are caused by disorders affecting the brain; it is not one specific...

Know the early warning signs

MEMORY loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. Almost 40 percent of people over the...

Ten ways to help prevent a stroke

IT’S never too late to strike out against a potentially devastating brain attack. Like close cousins, heart disease and stroke emerge from a mixture...

F.A.S.T. heroes save lives

ALL Victorians are being encouraged to learn the common signs of a stroke, with National Stroke Week taking place this week, from September 2...

Start your asthma preventative measures now

BACK in the early 1960s, a struggle to breathe meant adrenalin shots, oxygen tents and lengthy hospital stays. At the time, the respiratory condition...

Giving amputees greater mobility

THE challenge of living with limb loss is daunting for any individual. With rapid advances in technology, however, the level of comfort and function...

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