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Gerontology

Big data takes aim at a big human problem

A James Cook University scientist is part of an international team that's used new 'big data' analysis to achieve a major advance in understanding neurological disorders such as Epilepsy, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. Dr Ashley…

Hospital cleaning trial cuts infections

A QUT-led study involving 11 Australian hospitals has found that better cleaning of 'touch points' in wards reduces healthcare-associated infectionsCredit: QUT A major trial of a bundle of hospital cleaning practices in 11…

At what age do you feel 65?

New study reveals wide variations in how well or poorly people age; United States ranks 54th between Iran (53rd) and Antigua and Barbuda (55th) SEATTLE - At what age do you feel 65? A 30-year gap separates countries with the highest…