The Brain Dialogues

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15 Apr 2013 - 2:55pm
by Heidi Mitchell Yes, it’s true.  Women live longer than men.  In fact not only does evidence suggest that we females have always outlived the blokes, it appears that as more time passes the gap is increasing.  Currently Australian...
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19 Mar 2013 - 10:44am
by Perminder Sachdev MD, PhD As a clinician, I regularly advise my patients with memory problems to keep mentally and socially active; “keep stimulating your brain” is the message. There could be a new twist to the notion of brain...
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19 Mar 2013 - 10:42am
by Heidi Mitchell Historically, none of us have particularly looked forward to growing 'old'. If you ask a wide demographic to define the word 'ageing', a range of pessimistic viewpoints will filter in, such as loss of independence...
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19 Mar 2013 - 10:39am
by Perminder Sachdev MD, PhD I invite you to imagine a world without 'dementia'. It is not that I have found a cure for all so-called dementias, or discovered a strategy to prevent them in the future. I am referring to the term '...
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19 Mar 2013 - 10:38am
by Heidi Mitchell Since the 4th century BC, when Hippocrates first theorised that physiological abnormalities may be the root of mental disorders, psychiatry and the mysteries of the brain have come a long way. However, it has...
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22 Oct 2012 - 11:00am
by Heidi Mitchell It's official. Centenarians are the fastest growing demographic in Australia, which means that the likelihood of living to 100 and beyond is increasing exponentially. Today, females born in a Western country have...

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