Australia’s ageing population brings about challenges and limitations but also potential opportunities. Lecturer in Gerontology Robin Harvey says we need leadership from those with expertise in ageing and aged care on a much broader level.
This Friday is Jeans for Genes Day, when Australian workplaces and schools raise funds to fight childhood genetic diseases. Barry Kenyon, National Campaign Manager of Jeans for Genes, tells the story of the charity day and the great strides the organisation has made in just over two decades.
Throughout history menstruation has been surrounded by myths, negativity and taboo. Tam Peranovic wants to hear what men think, as they directly influence women’s and girls’ attitudes in their roles as fathers, brothers, partners and friends.
You can support life saving work simply by wearing your favourite jeans. Friday 7 August 2015 is Jeans for Genes Day, and schools, workplaces and communities are invited to raise funds for research into childhood disease.
We know that the earlier an intervention begins, the greater the chance we have for positive outcomes. Kristelle Hudry and Andrew Whitehouse share first results of studies with infants at risk of autism.
The Minister for Health, the Hon. Sussan Ley, has launched a report of the GAP Taskforce on the role of health literacy and responsible self care in improving public health outcomes and reducing government expenditure.
New technologies bring about major changes not only in our social and family interactions, but also in healthcare. Gabrielle Davies allows us a glimpse into a future of a healthier and better informed community.