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  1. 18 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Retraining the underdogs

    People with younger onset dementia are finding assistance dogs are improving their quality life, in a trial being run by the University of Melbourne.

  2. 11 August 2017 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Clearing the fog of dementia with song

    A new study led by the University of Melbourne will investigate the potential for music therapy as a dementia treatment.

  3. 25 July 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    ‘Rusty’ brains linked to Alzheimer’s

    University of Melbourne researchers have discovered high iron levels in the brain play an important role in the onset of Alzheimer's.

  4. 9 December 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Taking the guesswork out of concussion

    A simple blood test or scan could give a definitive all-clear for concussed players to return to the field without risking permanent injury from another hit.

  5. 8 June 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  6. 29 April 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Racing the clock against dementia

    Scientists are racing the clock against Alzheimer's with human trials for a drug that promises to stop the disease before symptoms even occur.

  7. 25 November 2015 - Health & Wellbeing

    The mystery of consciousness

    Susan Greenfield and Rachel Buckley in conversation, considering consciousness and in particular the loss of self-consciousness among Alzheimer's sufferers.