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New 3D printer set to 'turbocharge' fight against cancer

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An Australian innovation in 3D printing could soon help in the fight against cancer. Key points The 3D bio-printer can rapidly print human cells to help with testing cancer drugs Atlassian co-founder Scott Farquhar is financially backing the start-up behind the technology It's hoped the technology will eventually grow skin, tis...

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New type 1 diabetes therapy shows promise for long-term reversal in both humans, dogs

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What if instead of daily insulin injections or wearing pumps, just getting a shot every few months could reverse Type 1 diabetes for you -- or your dog? It might take ushering in healthy pancreatic cells like a Trojan horse. The Trojan horse, in this case, would be collagen, a protein that the body already makes for building muscles, bones,...

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New recommendations to guide aged care on appropriate medicines use

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Doctors groups are calling on aged care and health professionals to adopt new recommendations aimed at reducing the amount of unnecessary drugs and treatments given to older Australians. The guidelines recommend against using antipsychotics as first-line treatment for behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD), and against us...

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Nutrition on the menu for seniors

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The global awareness week, held from 14-20 March, aims to shine a light on the importance of nutrition and hydration within health and social care settings. VMCH catering services manager Ellis Wilkinson describes hydration and nutrition as “critically important” for seniors in aged care. “As we age we can lose our appetite ...

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New Aged Care Complaints Commissioner gets to work

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Australia’s ‘independent’ Aged Care Complaints Commissioner starts work this week, to handle and investigate any complaint relating to a Commonwealth subsidised residential or home-based aged care service. Supported by a team of 150 people in multiple sites across the country, Ms Rae Lamb has assumed powers for dealing with age...

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