Why the number of dementia cases has doubled
Dementia cases have doubled over the past 25 years, creating a huge health burden; a University of Melbourne expert says we all need to act on new health advice
How good cholesterol can keep women’s brains healthy
New University of Melbourne research finds that good cholesterol and a balanced lifestyle impacts on the structure of a woman’s brain to ward off dementia.
Part 2: 2018 Summer reading
Reading a good book recommendation can be a true gift - here's Part 2 of our recommended reading list from University of Melbourne experts.
Can sunshine help your brain?
New University of Melbourne research suggests adequate Vitamin D in midlife may help women maintain at least some of their brain power as they age.
It’s a fact: Women get better with age
New research from the University of Melbourne finds that women get happier as they get older: with negative mood and depressive moods decreasing after 50.
What’s killing women?
Population health researcher Professor Cassandra Szoeke outlines what ails women as they grow older, and how men differ from women in age-related diseases.
The unhealthy habits killing Australian women
A University of Melbourne study finds over 70% of Australian women don't eat healthily and don't exercise, putting them at risk of heart disease and dementia.
Exercising in middle age can save your memory later
Regular exercise in middle age is the best lifestyle change a person can make to prevent cognitive decline in later years, a landmark 20-year study has found.
Crowded house as kids fail to launch
Children who fail to launch - those who never leave home - and their "boomerang" counterparts are changing the dynamics of the family home worldwide.