Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing

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A diet rich in pomegranates had significant positive impacts on the brain health of mice with Alzheimer’s disease, an international research team led by UNSW's Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing has found.

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Two UNSW post-doctoral researchers have been chosen to meet some of the world’s finest minds at the annual Nobel Laureate meeting in Germany.

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Dementia rates may be falling but the downward trend won’t go on forever, warns Perminder Sachdev. 

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The over-prescription of antipsychotic medication to people with dementia in care will be targeted in a new million-dollar project led by UNSW researchers.

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Two UNSW researchers are among 11 world experts to have addressed the US Congress as part of President Obama’s initiative to map the human brain.

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The DSM-5 is not above criticism, but is probably the best manual of mental disorders we are likely to get, writes Perminder Sachdev.

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Dementia isn’t inevitable and simple lifestyle changes in middle age are still the best way to keep the disease at bay.

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One in four elderly people with mild cognitive impairment – a precursor to dementia – naturally ‘reverts’ to normal cognition, UNSW research shows.

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Genetic material from 14 of Australia’s oldest citizens has been sent overseas in a bid to discover the secret of surviving and thriving into very old age.

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A world-first study is under way looking at the genetic predisposition of some people to become depressed after bereavement.

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