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Cardiomyopathy explained

A disease of the heart muscle, cardiomyopathy can affect anyone, any age. An estimated one in 500 Australians suffer from the condition. 

 

5 tips to survive hay fever season

With spring just around the corner, hay fever season is imminent. And if you’re one of the unlucky sufferers, it’s probably not your favourite time of year.  

 

Boost your brain

Dr Helena Popovic explains how a single thought can change your brain for the better. 

Is this the secret to a long life?

Red wine is good for you. Don’t drink alcohol. Cut down on fat. Eat good fats. There’s lots of confusing advice out there about how to increase your chances of living a long and healthy life. 

 

Cholesterol myth busting

Confused about cholesterol, your diet and your health? Stephen Eddey, nutritionist, naturopath and Principal of Health Schools Australia, separates the facts from the fiction. 

 

Staying on your feet

Falling in old age is very common. It is known that about one in three older adults falls at least once every year and about a quarter of these falls result in substantial injuries requiring medical attention.

PAIN, PAIN GO AWAY

Arthritis can be debilitating. Here are some tips for keeping joint pain at bay all year round. 

 

How to look after your feet this winter

When winter rolls around, we’re quick to cover up our feet and forget they’re there. 

 

With a little help from your friends

Sunday 26 March was Neighbourhood Day, and this year’s theme is the importance of social connection for the elderly. 

 

THE STAREE STRATEGY

Professor Sophia Zoungas and her team at Monash University are conducting a world-first clinical trial on STAtins in Reducing Events in the Elderly (STAREE). Statins are often prescribed by doctors to help lower cholesterol levels in the blood. 

 

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