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Flu season warning

After record low cases of influenza in 2020, there are fears Australia could be at risk of a “rebound flu season” – but a healthy diet can go a long way to helping.

 

Doctors band together to prevent prostate deaths

Urologists across the country are calling on people to think twice about their family’s medical history – as it could save lives.

Why planning is the secret to positive ageing

There are many elements and types of positive ageing, but at its core it is about handling the inevitable transition from one stage of life to another.

 

Have you had a Heart Health Check?

More than a third of Australians aged 45 and over have not had up-to-date tests for high blood pressure and high cholesterol, two leading risk factors for coronary heart disease, which kills on average 50 Australians every day.

 

Autumn Gardening: Garlic

Ancient texts from Egypt, Greece, Rome, China and India mention garlic as a food and for preventing or curing almost every known disease.

The World of NAD+

Every cell in the body utilises nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) to carry out more than 400 crucial cellular reactions required for life. For this reason, NAD+ is often described as central to supporting cellular health.

COVID-19 vaccine rollout: what we know so far

The rollout of the much-anticipated and discussed COVID-19 vaccine has begun in Australia. Read on to learn more about what it means for seniors.

World Population Ageing 2020 report highlights

We speak to positive ageing advocate Marcus Riley about two highlights in particular that he sees as being high priorities for improving the health and wellbeing of older Australians.

 

Use it or lose it: safe exercise at home

Leading Australian physiotherapists have developed a new website to support older Australians who wish to stay active while at home.

 

4 life-threatening summer health risks and how to prevent them

 Australian summers are among the most extreme in the world, and this comes with associated health risks for seniors.

 

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