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This week: New GP guidelines that could reduce Australian dementia rates - What happened when codeine was made prescription-only - Neuroscientist finds a way to 'talk' with patients seemingly lost in a vegetative state. - and more.
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It comes as Health Minister Greg Hunt reveals more than 11,000 Australians have been approved to access medicinal cannabis products, most of them this year. - news.com.au
The Lancet Commission on Dementia Prevention, Intervention, and Care has found that around 15% of dementia cases globally could be prevented by making straightforward GP-recommended changes, such as reducing blood pressure or increasing physical activity. - hospitalhealth.com.au
Researchers have examined how the 2018 up-scheduling has affected Australia’s use of the traditionally popular painkiller. - racgp.org.au
Antibiotic resistance is spreading fast all over the world. When infectious bacteria mutate in a certain way and then multiply, they can become resistant to even the most powerful drugs. - theconversation.com
How top neuroscientist found astonishing way to 'talk' with patients seemingly lost in a vegetative state
If you want to know what one of life's most terrifying predicaments feels like just imagine a simple scenario, world renowned neuroscientist Dr Adrian Owen says. - 9news.com.au
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