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This week: Measuring quality of life in aged care - How diabetes can increase cancer risk - Genetic testing: What could possibly go wrong? - and more.
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Experts say older Australians used to lose their teeth before entering aged care, but keeping them comes with a host of challenges. A Tasmanian trial has shown basic teeth cleaning in aged-care homes led to a drop in deadly lung infections. - abc.net.au
Understanding what good quality of life means to aged-care consumers could assist economic evaluation of services, researchers say.- hospitalhealth.com.au
For years, scientists have been trying to solve a medical mystery: Why do people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes have an increased risk of developing some forms of cancer? - medicalxpress.com
Genetic testing can help individuals and their clinicians determine if they are at higher risk to develop cancer, cardiac disease, or other genetic conditions that afflicted generations of their family members. - forbes.com
Dr Wendy Burton reflects on wearing the label ‘Just a GP’ with pride, and how it helps reinforce the love of her profession. - racgp.org.au
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