Violence, malnutrition and lack of care reported in huge numbers in Australia’s aged care system

Related video According to the reports of a recent inquiry, inspectors looking at aged care homes in Australia over the last year have reported an alarming rise in missing residents, violence that was not reported and severe degrees of malnutrition among the residents. Image Credit: Hxdbzxy / Shutterstock Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association policy manager […]

Balanced reporting of sports head injuries

Related video A group of more than 60 leading international neuroscientists, including Mark Herceg, PhD, a neuropsychologist at Northwell Health’s Phelps Hospital in Sleepy Hollow, NY, and a member of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, published a correspondence today in The Lancet Neurology, asking for balance when reporting on sports-related injury chronic traumatic encephalopathy […]

Rapid progression of age-related diseases may result from formation of vicious cycles

Related video Biologist Aleksey Belikov from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology has proposed that rapid progression of age-related diseases may result from the formation of so-called vicious cycles. An example of this is when toxic products of a biochemical reaction trigger that same reaction to happen again. The study, published in the January […]

Experts propose revising the criteria for diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease

Related video In the past 25 years it has become clear that some symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD) occur decades before the development of motor symptoms and clinical diagnosis, and that monitoring these emerging symptoms may provide important insights into the origin and development of the disease. Understanding this “prodromal” phase, along with the development […]

Understanding ‘prodromal’ phase in Parkinson’s may prevent disease from developing

Related video In the past 25 years it has become clear that some symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD) occur decades before the development of motor symptoms and clinical diagnosis, and that monitoring these emerging symptoms may provide important insights into the origin and development of the disease. Understanding this “prodromal” phase, along with the development […]