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mens health and prostate cancer

Did you know prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australian men? Every year in Australia, about 20,000 new cases are diagnosed and about 3,000 men die from the disease. With Movember in full swing, an annual campaign to get people ...

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use it or lose it: preventing age-related muscle decline

Strength training is an important activity to prevent age-related muscle decline, also known as sarcopenia.

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Never too late to benefit from active living … even in your 70s and 80s

Physically active older adults need fewer prescriptions and are less likely to be admitted to hospital for an emergency.

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Active Minds Boost Elderly Brainpower

Keeping your brain active and stimulated may be the key to preserving your memory.

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Preserving Muscle Health As You Age

When it comes to the physical signs of getting older, things like wrinkles and grey hair spring to mind. But in reality the ageing process affects virtually every organ in our body – and muscles are no exception.

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Managing Diabetes In Elderly People

Living with diabetes can be difficult at the best of times, but it's even more challenging when you're elderly.

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Managing Multiple Health Conditions & Medications

In addition to our ageing population, advances in healthcare have meant increasing numbers of Australians are living with multiple health conditions – and juggling all the different medications that go with them.

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Staying Straight & Strong

We all want to remain as healthy and vital as possible as we get older, and being aware of the importance of good posture is part of that. So straighten up and read on to find out more.

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Getting Older, Staying Flexible

Don’t underestimate the benefits of flexibility exercises as you get older.

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Masters Athletes Defy Ageing

Studies on elite masters athletes provide new insights on how to stay strong as you get older.

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Testosterone Protects Ageing Muscles?

Scientists are looking at the link between testosterone levels and muscle loss in ageing men to see if the hormone may be a help to ageing healthier and stronger.

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Falls May Signal Early Alzheimer's

A tendency to take a tumble has been linked to the brain changes that occur in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Can You Find 15 Minutes A Day?

Lancet study finds even 15 minutes of exercise a day may add years to your life.

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The Pick Of Low Impact Exercises

Some workouts can be tough on joints and lead to over-use injuries. But there are low-impact exercises that can help us reach targets without unduly stressing joints.

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Can’t Sleep? Try Exercise

Regular aerobic exercise improves sleep quality, mood and vitality of older adults.

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