CHeBA in the Media

CHeBA in the Media: CHeBA Fitness Ambassador, Hailey Maxwell and the Importance of Exercise
CHeBA in the Media: CHeBA Fitness Ambassador, Hailey Maxwell and the Importance of Exercise
CHeBA Fitness Ambassor Hailey Maxwell, sees her role as making people "aware how important exercise is not only for physical health but for the quality of life as you grow older". She supports the CHeBA's Professor Perminder Sachdev's view that "about half the risk of dementia is related to lifestyle factors, and exercise may be the most important protective factor for ageing brains". So far Ms Maxwell has raised $10,750 for CHeBA to… Read More
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CHeBA in the Media CHeBA Champion, PJ Lane will run City 2 Surf to raise research funds
CHeBA in the Media CHeBA Champion, PJ Lane will run City 2 Surf to raise research funds
PJ Lane, the Underbelly actor and an ambassador for the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing, is gearing up to run in this year's Sun-Herald City 2 Surf, along with Professors Perminder Sachdev and Henry Brodaty, in an attempt to raise funds for research into the age-related brain disorder. PJ's dad, Don Lane, died in October 2009 at 75 suffering from Alzheimer's disease. ''It's weird with Alzheimer's, all the stuff we do by routine that… Read More
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CHeBA in the Media: Dementia: A Looming Healthcare Disaster
CHeBA in the Media: Dementia: A Looming Healthcare Disaster
Doctors say many patients feel embarrassed about coming forward with symptoms of memory loss, according to Professor Henry Brodaty. "There's a lot of stigma about dementia in general and people are frightened to come forward for a diagnosis," he said. Read More
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CHeBA in the Media: Forgetfulness May Not Mean Dementia
CHeBA in the Media: Forgetfulness May Not Mean Dementia
SMH coverage on CHeBA Co-Director Perminder Sachdev's research published in PLoS One.  Read More
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CHeBA in the Media: Life at 100 - It Only Gets Better
CHeBA in the Media: Life at 100 - It Only Gets Better
CHeBA's Sydney Centenarian Study paints a surprisingly optimistic picture of life at 100.  Read More
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Race to 100
Race to 100
BURIED in the DNA of centenarians are the secrets not only of living long, but living well. For now, we know only what they can tell us about how they came to live for more than 100 years, but in about a year's time scientists hope we may know a lot more.  The 14 Australians who will submit their DNA are also participating in the Sydney Centenarian Study, being carried out by CHeBA and led by Dr Charlene Levitan and Professor Perminder… Read More
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CHeBA in the Media: DPS Aged Care on Launch of CHeBA
CHeBA in the Media: DPS Aged Care on Launch of CHeBA
DPS News covers the launch of the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA). Read More
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CheBA in the Media: The Official Launch of CHeBA
CheBA in the Media: The Official Launch of CHeBA
The Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) has officially been launched!  Read More
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Opinion Piece: Alzheimer's Disease a Scourge We Can't Afford to Forget
Opinion Piece: Alzheimer's Disease a Scourge We Can't Afford to Forget
Prevention depends largely on research and, unfortunately, dementia research continues to be grossly and disproportionately underfunded when dementia's prevalence, disability burden and cost are taken into account. Read More
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Sydney Centenarian Study in SMH
Sydney Centenarian Study in SMH
Results from the Sydney Centenarian Study at the University of NSW show that genetic inheritance accounted for one-third of the likelihood of living to extreme old age, with diet, particularly consumption of omega-3 fatty acids, and lifestyle and psychological characteristics contributing. Read More
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