FROM THE WEB JANUARY – MARCH 2016

 

Keen to improve your memory? It might be as simple as ABC, expert explains - ABC News 1 March 2016.

 

Nursing home residents left sweltering in record-breaking heat wave - CPSA 29 March 2016.

 

Seven foods for healthy eyes - Your Life Choices 31 March 2016.

 

Lifestyle to ward off dementia best started decades before old age - ABC News 23 March 2016.

 

World’s older population grows dramatically - National Institute of Ageing 28 March 2016.

 

UCLA scientists pinpoint cancer gene responsible for neuroendocrine prostate cancer - UCLA 31 March 2016.

 

Why Aging and Caregiving Are Harder for LGBT Adults - Next Avenue 31 March 2016.

 

Be prepared to meet thy funeral director - CPSA 28 March 2016.

 

The super tax rorts Scott Morrison should review - The New Daily 29 March 2016.

 

Prostate cancer patients toast brachytherapy team and good health at Townsville's Mater Hospital - ABC News 24 March 2016.

 

Collinsville residents fight Hillside Haven nursing home closure - ABC News 24 March 2016.

 

Burning calories tied to higher brain volume for elderly - Reuters 23 March 2016.

 

The Secrets to a Happy Life, From a Harvard Study - The New York Times 23 March 2016.

 

Researchers uncover factors associated with hospital deaths in the oldest old - University of Bristol 24 March 2016.

 

What you need to know about sleep - UCLA 18 March 2016.

 

Healthy Aging With Nutrition - 3BL Media 17 March 2016.

 

New technology could overhaul prostate cancer treatment - ABC News 22 March 2016.

 

Doctors find the first effective treatment to calm delirious critically ill patients - University of Queensland 16 March 2016.

 

Global study reveals genes as major cause of inflammatory diseases - QUT 15 March 2016.

 

Do you really need to go to hospital? Time to recentre the health system - University of Sydney 18 March 2016.

 

The tough question we all need to think about: what type of death do you want? - ABC News 21 March 2016.

 

'Imposter' nurse Jennifer Reed jailed for treating elderly patients under fake qualifications - ABC News 18 March 2016.

 

National Gallery's dementia art therapy program rolled out across regional Australia - ABC News 19 March 2016.

 

Capalaba stand-off: 72-year-old man charged after allegedly firing shot at police on Brisbane's bayside - ABC News 18 March 2016.

 

Community gardens help people to grow stronger - together - University of Adelaide 25 February 2016.

 

Snake venom may hold key to breaking down plaques that cause Alzheimer’s disease - Monash University 2 March 2016.

 

Are some of us protected from Alzheimer's? - philly.com 9 March 2016.

 

Chronic stress builds highways for cancer to spread - Monash University 2 March 2016.

 

Fat and salt combined is a toxic mix for our health and waistlines - Deakin University 10 March 2016.

 

Revolutionary graphene filter could solve water crisis - Monash University 10 March 2016.

 

Periodontitis linked to a higher mortality rate in patients with kidney disease - University of Birminghan 18 February 2016.

 

Old before your time: Study suggests that ageing begins in the womb - University of Cambridge 1 March 2016.

 

How diet influences colon cancer - MIT 2 March 2016.

 

Dementia dogs: Australian-first program set to expand after promising results - ABC News 10 March 2016.

 

Healthy Aging with Nutrition (Youtube animation) - Alliance for Ageing Research 10 March 2016.

 

This Is How Long It Takes To Work Off Popular Aussie Fast Food - Huffington Post 8 March 2016.

 

Medtronic Reveal LINQ insertable cardiac monitor [hazard alert] - TGA 4 March 2016.

 

Pensioners face rising costs as WA Government prepares to wind back concessions - ABC News 3 March 2016.

 

Gay people face 'horrible' ordeal of coming out again in aged care, former High Court judge says - ABC News 3 March 2016.

 

Man who attacked 82yo Canberra man, left him with life-threatening injuries, sentenced to four years' jail - ABC News 4 March 2016.

 

Eight ways to help you improve your memory - The New Daily 1 March 2016.

 

Health insurers under fire for selling ‘junk policies’ - The New Daily 2 March 2016.

 

Eating Seafood Linked to Less Alzheimer’s in the Brain (podcast) - BBC Health Check 23 February 2016.

 

Avoiding surgery in prostate [and fibroid] treatment - ABC Health Report, November 2015.

 

Three dead, 60 ill in flu outbreak at Cairns aged care facility - ABC News 29 February 2016.

 

Keeping mentally active doesn’t stave off Alzheimer’s disease — only its symptoms - Washington Post 26 February 2016.

 

Aspirin safe to take before heart surgery, study finds - ABC News 25 February 2016.

 

Boosting testosterone doesn't do much for flagging sex life or low energy, research finds - Abc News 25 February 2016.

 

Bike bells the focus of police crackdown on cyclists around Brisbane - ABC News 25 February 2016.

 

Adelaide Fringe: Meet Triton Tunis-Mitchell, qualified physiotherapist and international acrobat - ABC News 26 February 2016.

 

Apple asks court to reverse FBI iPhone order - BBC 26 February 2016.

 

Do heartburn meds increase dementia risk? (Podcast) - Health Report 22 February 2016.

 

Senate voting changes aim to ‘fix’ system - The New Daily 22 February 2016.

 

Senate election reforms announced, including preferential voting above the line - ABC News 23 February 2016.

 

Know the ten signs [of dementia] - Alzheimer's Association USA 22 February 2016.

 

Wealthy men would benefit from tax threshold change to address bracket creep: Australia Institute - ABC News 22 February 2016.

 

Airlines, taxis charging excessive credit card fees face crackdown under new ACCC powers - ABC News 22 February 2016.

 

Geraldton doctor Chamari Liyanage sentenced to four years' jail for husband's manslaughter - ABC News 23 February 2016.

 

C-17A Antarctic flights prove a huge success - Department of the Environment 20 February 2016.

 

Release from your tax debt - Australian Tax Office 21 February 2016.

 

Quality of life with those with advanced cancer improved through walking - Surrey University 17 February 2017.

 

Australia’s Best Cars of 2016 announced - Australian Automobile Association 21 February 2017.

 

The 25 tech secrets to make your life easier - The New Daily 20 February 2016.

 

How to back up your iPhone and iPad: video tutorial - Your Life Choices 16 February 2016.

 

Six neighbours, three couples, and 150 years of love - ABC News 19 February 2016.

 

Maremma dogs who inspired Oddball make way for new generation of penguin-protecting puppies - ABC News 19 February 2016.

 

Pinpointing loneliness in the brain - MIT 11 February 2016.

 

Sweet discovery in leafy greens holds key to gut health - Walter+Eliza Hall 16 February 2016.

 

Aged care residents left in bed and fed cold meals due to staff shortages, says union - ABC News 18 February 2016.

 

Geraldton doctor trial: Chamari Liyanage who killed husband with mallet 'trapped in cycle of abuse' - ABC News 19 February 2016.

 

Govt confirms it will change superannuation - The New Daily 19 February 2016.

 

Prison population in Australia has climbed - The New Daily 18 February 2016.

 

The new findings that could rewrite human history - The New Daily 18 February 2016.

 

Fast food quiz: How long would you have to run to burn off that burger or slice of pizza? - ABC News 19 February 2016.

 

Australian hoarders falling between the gaps - Australian National University 9 February 2016.

 

Would you take a bullet? - University of Queensland 18 February 2016.

 

New approach needed to cut soaring jail rates - Griffith University 18 February 2016.

 

Innocence project will review claims of wrongful conviction - University of Sydney 13 February 2016.

 

UQ professor admits he's addicted to the burn - University of Queensland 11 February 2016.

 

Get talking to save your marriage, says researcher - University of the Sunshine Coast 17 February 2016.

 

The future of housing for people with disabilities in QLD - Griffith University 14 February 2016.

 

Spraying the weed-killer glyphosate in playgrounds won’t hurt your children - UNSW 18 February 2016.

 

Five ways to get a good night’s sleep - University of Sydney 9 February 2016.

 

Stretchable nano-devices put smart contact lenses in sight - University of Adelaide 19 February 2016.

 

Sugar may be as damaging to the brain as extreme stress or abuse - UNSW 16 February 2016.

 

Overblown cancer scares rarely pass a thorough review - UNSW 18 February 2016.

 

The future is electric - RMIT 19 February 2016.

 

Why do some people always agree with others? The science of social conformity - Monash University 8 February 2016.

 

What is ransomware and how to protect your precious files from it - Edith Cowan University 18 February 2016.

 

Childhood exposure to environmental lead linked to aggressive behaviours and death by assault - Macquarie University 17 February 2016.

 

We could 3D print buildings using robots and drones – here’s how - The Conversation 16 February 2016.

 

Dependence, decrepitude and death: how long is too long a life? - The Conversation 18 February 2016.

 

Could the food we eat affect our genes? Study in yeast suggests this may be the case - University of Cambridge 11 February 2016.

 

Spinal injury and ‘biorobotic control’ of the bladder - University of Cambridge 16 February 2016.

 

Eating breakfast could help obese people get more active - University of Bath 13 February 2016.

 

Stronger evidence found for link between prenatal exposure to paracetamol and the risk of developing asthma - University of Bristol 19 February 2016.

 

Catastrophic failure of ice age dam changed ocean circulation and climate - University of Bristol 19 February 2016.

 

Best to sleep on it: brain activity patterns during sleep consolidate memory - University of Bristol 19 February 2016.

 

Timebomb in the testicles investigated by Oxford University researchers - University of Oxford 8 February 2016.

 

Sneezing produces complex fluid cascade, not a simple spray - MIT 10 February 2016.

 

Sleep apnea takes a toll on brain function - UCLA 11 February 2016.

 

Injuries and other health concerns are more common in older people after certain cancer surgeries - UCLA 16 February 2016.

 

Paleo diet touted as better for diabetics could cause rapid weight gain, research finds - ABC News 19 February 2016.

 

Bones from ancestor of 'giant duck' discovered in Australia - ABC News 19 February 2016.

 

Super tax concessions reduction an equitable way to narrow the deficit - ABC News 19 February 2016.

 

Stay Smart on-line Alert Service - Department of Communication and the Arts 18 February 2016.

 

How to find your missing iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch - Your Life Choices 11 February 2016.

 

Popular class of heartburn medication raises risk of dementia among seniors - MiInforms 16 February 2016.

 

How to keep your flowers fresh for longer - The New Daily 13 February 2016.

 

Simple trick to help you save on your next holiday - The New Daily 13 February 2016.

 

Keeping Australia productive after the boom - East Asia Forum 10 February 2016.

 

The countries locking up Australians most often - The New Daily 9 February 2016.

 

Grey or nay? The perils of ditching the hair dye - The New Daily 6 February 2016.

 

Promising new research finds exercise can prevent lower back pain - The George Institute 12 January 2016.

 

Breakthrough discovery reveals how thirsty trees pull water to their canopies - QUT 1 February 2016.

 

Lonely planet finds mum a trillion kilometres away - Australian National University 27 January 2016.

 

Why the million-dollar view is bad for our body and soul - UNSW 22 January 2016.

 

Dr Karl to receive first Honorary Doctorate - University of the Sunshine Coast 2 February 2016.

 

Handy household hints to help you with your housework - Your Life Choices 22 January 2016.

 

The aliens are silent because they are extinct - Austrlian National University 21 January 2016.

 

Mechanical stimulation shown to repair muscle - Harvard Gazette 26 January 2016.

 

Chemical used to replace BPA in plastic accelerates embryonic development, disrupts reproductive system - UCLA 1 February 2016.

 

Capital Gains Tax - Main Residence Exemption - The Australia Institute 11 January 2016.

 

Why Spider-Man can’t exist: Geckos are ‘size limit’ for sticking to walls - University of Cambridge 18 January 2016.

 

More than 2 energy drinks a day could send you to a hospital bay - University of Adelaide 3 February 2016.

 

New chip fabrication approach - MIT News 27 January 2016.

 

Herberton Hospital deaths: Disease control questioned amid hMPV outbreak - ABC News 5 February 2016.

 

Shy senior busker out on the streets with Northumbrian small pipes - ABC News 4 February 2016.

 

Angry Corrimal grandmother uses hammer to smash window in grandson's unit - The Examiner 6 February 2016.

 

Elderly Bendigo parents of adult children with disabilities turn to crowd funding - ABC News 5 February 2016.

 

Victorian grandmother who fatally bashed daughter-in-law with hammer to pay $110,000 in compensation - ABC News 5 February 2016.

 

iPhones 'disabled' if Apple detects third-party repairs - BBC 6 February 2016.

 

Elderly Australian bridge players arrested in Pattaya as part of Thailand's foreign crime gang crackdown - ABC News 5 February 2016.

 

Cruise line tries to get back on an even keel following gastro outbreaks - News 6 February 2016.

 

Rise in number of older men drowning - Radio New Zealand 6 February 2016.

 

Driver rescued from floodwaters, Callide Dam opens gates as Central Queensland braces for rain - ABC News 5 February 2016.

 

Off-the-plan apartments carry high and rising risks - ABC News 5 February 2016.

 

Super strategy a boon for the well-off - Brisbane Times 2 February 2016.

 

ANZ credit card fee stoush heard in High Court of Australia - ABC News 4 February 2016.

 

Liquid gold rush beckons for Australian honey producers as research identifies best antimicrobial nectar - ABC News 6 February 2016.

 

ProCan: High hopes new cancer database will change diagnosis and treatment options - ABC News 4 February 2016.

 

Union representing Coles workers knew some would be worse off under wage agreement, commission hears - ABC News 5 February 2016.

 

Gold Coast emergency workers picket court hearing over violence against paramedics - ABC News 4 February 2016.

 

No grout about it: Viral Toowoomba tile shop sign continues to trend on social media - ABC News 5 February 2016.

 

Tasmania claims swag of accolades at Qantas Australian Tourism Awards - The Mercury 5 February 2016.

 

This Week in Pictures - Sputnik International 5 February 2016.

 

In pictures: The forests of New England - BBC 4 February 2016.

 

Bears hibernate 'with bacterial help' - BBC 5 February 2016.

 

Palliative care - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 4 February 2016.

 

Google the world’s largest company, thanks to you - The New Daily 3 February 2016.

 

Stay Smart Online - Australian Government's online safety and security website - Department of Communications and the Arts February 2016.

 

Free software: five free alternatives to paid software - Your Life Choices 28 January 2016.

 

Reforming Japan’s labour market - East Asia Forum 2 February 2016.

 

2014-15 annual [political party] financial disclosure returns - Australian Electorial Commission 1 February 2016.

 

Seven travel money wasters - Your life Choices 21 January 2016.

 

Credit reporting - Office of the Australian Information Commissioner February 2016.

 

Credit rating: what affects it? - Your Life Choices 21 January 2016.

 

Reforming Japan’s labour market - East Asia Forum 2 February 2016.

 

Compare the pair attack is unfair, says ISA - The New Daily 31 January 2016.

 

Sex in the 60s - Your Time Magazine January 2016.

 

Apple AC wall plug adapter recalled - ACCC 29 January 2016.

 

Giant invisible gas cloud plummets towards Milky Way - ABC News 29 January 2016.

 

Tax concessions for superannuation cost almost $10b more than GST exemptions - ABC News 29 January 2016.

 

Woman jailed over car-jacking 87-year-old man, armed robberies of cinema and hotel in Sydney - ABC News 29 January 2016.

 

Apology demanded after 95yo woman left on hospital floor on makeshift mattress - ABC News 29 January 2016.

 

Man, 87, shot Lakemba body corporate manager to 'oust him and take over' - ABC News 28 January 2016.

 

Woman, 91, dies after car mounts pavement twice in Greenacre, hitting her and second pedestrian - ABC News 29 January 2016.

 

Man in court over assault on elderly couple in Gippsland - ABC News28 January 2016.

 

Apple issues worldwide charger AC wall plug adaptor recall amid electric shock risk - ABC News 29 January 2016.

 

ATM skimming: protect yourself from the scammers - Your Life Choices January 2016.

 

It’s a 3D printer, but not as we know it - University of Bristol January 2016.

 

A new way to store solar heat - MIT January 2016.

 

Bunnings unleashed: this is life after Masters - The New Daily 21 January 2016.

 

Australia’s house price madness is getting worse - The New Daily 26 January 2016.

 

Moves to limit overseas travel for pensioners 'discriminatory' say migrant, refugee groups - Canberra Times 24 January 2016.

 

Premier seeks answers after Queensland hospital deaths - Brisbane Times 24 January 2016.

 

Criminal bikies could re-enter Gold Coast nightclubs by stealth: Mayor - Brisbane Times 20 January 2016.

 

Living fossils and rare corals revealed in the deep Coral Sea - James Cook University January 2016.

 

Taking a ‘diet holiday’ could improve weight loss - University of Sydney January 2016.

 

Clean your way to happiness: unpacking the decluttering craze - University of Sydney January 2016.

 

Are electric vehicles really the best option for greener driving? - The Conversation January 2016.

 

Link between depression and back pain - University of Sydney January 2016.

 

Gut reaction: smart pill smells out the body’s fibre factor - RMIT University January 2016.

 

The question every patient should ask their doctor - University of Sydney January 2016.

 

Protein handbrake halts leukaemia in its tracks - Walter+Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research January 2016.

 

All right for some: How special favours keep wealth in the hands of a few - UNSW January 2016.

 

Ancient genomes reveal that the English are one third Anglo-Saxon - University of Adelaide January 2016.

 

Revolutionary new graphene elastomer exceeds sensitivity of human skin - Monash University January 2016.

 

Reprogramming human cells a breakthrough in disease treatment - Monash University January 2016.

 

When one twin gets cancer, other faces higher risk - Harvard Gazette January 2016.

 

The yin and yang of sleep and attention - University of Queeensland January 2016.

 

LISA Pathfinder approaches its operational orbit - University of Birmingham January 2016.

 

Melting of massive ice ‘lid’ resulted in huge release of CO2 at the end of the ice age - University of Cambridge January 2016.

 

Six expert predictions for China in 2016 - University of Sydney January 2016.

 

Most distant massive galaxy cluster identified - MIT News January 2016.

 

Strong magnetic fields discovered in majority of stars - University of Sydney January 2016.

 

Hay fever medicine reduces symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome - KU Leuven January 2016.

 

Industry funds top superannuation results in 2015 - The New Daily 21 January 2016.

 

The reason why not everyone can see an optical illusion - News.com.au 22 January 2016.

 

Rare planetary alignment visible to naked eye - The New Daily 20 January 2016.

 

Why now is the best time to go on a diet, or the science of post-holiday weight loss - University of Sydney 5 January 2016.

 

Should I throw away food once a fly has landed on it? - University of Sydney 4 January 2016.

 

Scientists pinpoint unbroken section of Nepal fault line and show why Himalayas keep growing - University of oxford 11 January 2016.

 

Brain-training app aims to develop creativity to stave off dementia, rehabilitate stroke patients - ABC News 19 January 2016.

 

Former Claremont 'hospital for the insane' to be restored as aged care facility - ABC News 18 January 2016.

 

World’s oldest man dies at 112 - The New Daily 19 January 2016.

 

NSW police warn of airfare scam after hundreds of Vietnamese students sold fake tickets - ABC News 19 January 2016.

 

IMF economic forecasts downgraded on China headwinds - ABC News 19 January 2016.

 

China attempts to walk the economic tightrope - Brisbane Times 19 January 2016.

 

Acupuncture no better than sham treatment for hot flushes during menopause - The Examiner 19 January 2016.

 

All five bright planets to align for the first time since 2005 - ABC News 19 January 2016.

 

High fat diets change taste buds, leading to overeating: research - ABC News 19 January 2016.

 

Indigenous home ownership hits highest-ever level under loan program - ABC News 18 January 2016.

 

How not to be a victim of Internet scams (12.5 MB, 27 minute audio) - World Business Report, BBC 3 January 2016.

 

Study Links Uber to Decrease in Drunk Driving Deaths - Brown-Foreman January 2016.

 

Sudden cardiac arrest ISN'T so sudden - Daily Mail Australia 23 December 2015.

 

Older drivers not more accident-prone, Council on the Ageing boss says, in questioning NSW traffic officer's warning - ABC News 6 January 2016.

 

Six ways to get your new year off to a healthy start - News.com.au 1 January 2016.

 

Nursing home profits soar as patient care declines - Brisbane Times 1 January 2016.