Malnutrition: A skeleton in the health care closet

Many elderly Australians are either admitted to hospital suffering malnutrition, or become malnourished while in hospital, which increases hospital length of stay and health care costs.
In her lead article in the Dietitians Association of Austral…

Why do some diabetics escape complications?

“The majority of diabetics will over time develop severe or fatal complications, but 10󈝻 per cent never do. They are the ones we are interested in in the PROLONG study”, explains Valeriya Lyssenko, who along with Peter Nilsson, both from Lun…

Sleep-disordered breathing comes at a heavy cost

“Snoring, sleep apnoea, and obesity-related respiratory difficulties are fairly common disorders that affect a large proportion of the population,” according to Poul Jennum, Professor of Clinical Neurophysiology at the Center for Healthy Ageing at t…

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