Rising levels of dementia is putting pressure on residential aged care facilities, including in rural and regional centres where nursing homes and staff are already under […]
Medical researchers in the UK and Australia have identified a new marker which could support the search for novel preventative and therapeutic treatments for dementia. In […]
A vaccine to ward off dementia may proceed to clinical trials after successful testing in mice. The US-led research is looking to develop effective immunotherapy via […]
The influential ‘World Alzheimer Report 2019: Attitudes to Dementia’, issued by Alzheimer’s Disease International, features input from Flinders PhD candidate Jessica Young and Flinders researcher Associate […]
What does Alzheimer’s have in common with preeclampsia problems in pregnancy? New research is finding there may in fact be quite a few similarities, all because […]
Robyn Flook, the long-running coordinator of the South Australian Brain Bank, has passed away after a long battle with cancer. Ms Flook joined the Flinders University […]
Flinders medical scientist Associate Professor Damien Keating is the winner of the inaugural Leading Light Award from the Australian Society for Medical Research (SA).
It’s said that old habits die hard, and for sufferers of Alzheimer’s disease, the resilience in the memory of practical skills may provide a pathway to learn new things.
We’ve all been spitting them out for years, but now grape seeds have been identified by Flinders University researchers as a potential treatment in preventing the development of Alzheimer’s disease.