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Improving gastro treatment in aged care

Scientists at UNSW Sydney have made a breakthrough discovery that could better protect older people from gastroenteritis, an illness causing vomiting and diarrhoea. The study examined over 300,000 patient samples, identifying the bacterium Aeromonas as the second most prevalent pathogen associated with bacterial gastroenteritis. ...

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Older men a suicide risk

More males over the age of 85 years are reported to commit suicide than in any other age group in Australia, and at more than five times the rate of females in the same age group. And up to 83 ...

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