CHeBA

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An internationally acclaimed line up of speakers will unravel the secrets of successful ageing at this week's Living To 100 conference, hosted by the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) at UNSW.

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A $3.2 million grant will allow UNSW researchers to broaden their international research collaboration to determine common factors of cognitive decline and dementia.

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Over 55s with mild cognitive impairment can improve their brain function with high-intensity strength training, a new study has revealed.

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Researchers from UNSW’s Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing and QIMR Berghofer have found new evidence of a neural basis for the different behaviours in men and women that continues into old age.

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A UNSW research initiative to harness 'big data' to defeat dementia has received financial backing from corporate Australia, raising hopes of further insights into the disease.

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Evidence is mounting that simple lifestyle changes such as regular exercise and a healthy diet can delay the onset of Alzheimer’s Disease, experts from UNSW's Centre for Health Brain Ageing say. 

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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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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.