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Call for discussion on euthanasia

Australia is witnessing a shift in public attitudes to possibly support euthanasia for people with dementia, says a leading expert on healthcare ethics. Chair in nursing at Deakin University, Professor Megan-Jane Johnstone, said alarmist and negative framing of Alzheimer’s disease ...

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Dementia research dollars have increased: NHMRC

Figures released show spend on dementia research has increased this decade, but Alzheimer’s Australia says it’s still not enough. Darragh O Keeffe reports. The spend on research funding into Alzheimer’s and other dementias has increased tenfold since 2000, new figures ...

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Brain “rust” a cause of Alzheimer’s

Research uncovers vital corner piece of the jigsaw puzzle. Australian scientists have made a significant advance in the understanding of Alzheimer's disease, a condition they describe as an accumulation of brain "rust". An imbalance in the metals needed for healthy ...

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