Seniors News

Thu 18 Jul 2019

Dementia research gets $21m in fed funds

Dementia research gets $21m in fed funds

MORE than a dozen research projects looking at risk reduction, prevention and tracking of dementia, will receive a total of $21 million in federal funding.

MasterChef judge underpaid staff $7.8m

MasterChef judge underpaid staff $7.8m

George Calombaris has been slapped with a $200,000 fine after admitting to underpaying staff at his restaurants nearly $8 million.

Wed 17 Jul 2019

8900 steps could delay Alzheimer's: Study

8900 steps could delay Alzheimer's: Study

Researchers say walking 8900 steps a day can help protect against cognitive decline and brain tissue loss from Alzheimer's disease.

Baffling new MH370 crash mystery

Baffling new MH370 crash mystery

Investigators looking into the disappearance of flight MH370 have discovered a mysterious load that was only added to the cargo list after takeoff.

Endometriosis discovery takes us closer to finding a cure

Endometriosis discovery takes us closer to finding a cure

THE debilitating condition was one of the most searched for words in 2018, but its cause has remained a mystery until now.

The tiny islands more dangerous than Chernobyl

The tiny islands more dangerous than Chernobyl

Halfway between Australia and Hawaii are islands where locals were once banished due to nuclear testing. Now new research reveals the extent of the problem.

Stunning images of today’s lunar eclipse

Stunning images of today’s lunar eclipse

Fifty years after man landed on the Moon, Earthlings have been treated to a partial lunar eclipse. SEE THE PHOTOS.

Cop who shot Aussie dead lodges appeal

Cop who shot Aussie dead lodges appeal

Mohamed Noor, the former US cop who shot dead Sydney woman Justine Ruszczyk, has lodged an appeal against his conviction.

Waleed lost for words over dad's plight

Waleed lost for words over dad's plight

The Project host appeared visibly stunned as he admitted he had no idea what to say after the show aired a distressing segment.  

Shark ‘dragged boat full of people around’

Shark ‘dragged boat full of people around’

It sounds like a scene from Jaws, but it was all-too real for a group of fisherman who got the fright of their lives when a shark pulled their boat around.

Tue 16 Jul 2019

Morrison's stimulus payment deflects US cuts

Morrison's stimulus payment deflects US cuts

The Australian dollar stayed firm as markets priced in aggressive cuts in US interest rates, mainly thanks to ScoMo's Rudd-like stimulus package.

Legal battle brewing over Bob Hawke’s will

Legal battle brewing over Bob Hawke’s will

The daughter of Bob Hawke is reportedly mounting a legal challenge against Blanche d’Alpuget over his will, two months after his death.

‘Damn scared’: Massive quake hits Bali

‘Damn scared’: Massive quake hits Bali

A “very strong” earthquake has struck a popular tourist hub in Indonesia, causing strong tremors that left homes shaking and crumbling.

Hit and run driver’s wild demand

Hit and run driver’s wild demand

He was driving 150km/h while under the influence when he hit and killed a Melbourne man. Now Puneet Puneet is making demands.

PM warned Aust construction may collapse

PM warned Aust construction may collapse

A leading building certification company has warned insurance issues in the construction industry could destroy the sector if they aren't dealt with.

Classy response to ‘disgusting’ question

Classy response to ‘disgusting’ question

An audience question on race left one senior Labor figure “saddened” on Q amp A, but her powerful response went down a storm.

Mon 15 Jul 2019

Human remains likely Seinfeld actor

Human remains likely Seinfeld actor

Human remains found in a remote part of the US are suspected to be those of missing Seinfeld and Golden Girls actor Charles Levin.

Healthy living may reduce dementia risk

Healthy living may reduce dementia risk

A STUDY has found that people who practise healthy lifestyles can reduce the genetic risk of developing dementia.

Sun 14 Jul 2019

Treasurer upbeat in face of 'challenges'

Treasurer upbeat in face of 'challenges'

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg admits the economy faces some "significant challenges" but has not flagged further stimulatory measures from the government.

Sat 13 Jul 2019

New Zealand gun buyback begins

New Zealand gun buyback begins

Nearly 100 gun owners flocked to Riccarton Racecourse this morning to take part in the nation’s first government buyback event.

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