Top Medical News & Ideas This Week

By: MedicalSearch
11 November, 2019

This week: Lifetime risk of most common cancers overstated - Mesmerising video shows waves of spinal fluid washing over the brain during sleep - and more.

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Griffith researchers at the forefront of developing personalised medical implants

World-leading specialist biomedical engineers, scientists and clinicians will come together to develop individually tailored orthopaedic and maxillofacial implants, with the launch of the Australian Research Council Training Centre for Medical Implant Technologies (ARC CMIT) in Melbourne heralding a new evolution of personalised medicine. -


Study finds massage, music therapy manage dementia symptoms as well as antipsychotic drugs

Non-drug treatments such as massage and music therapy are as effective as antipsychotic drugs in treating dementia symptoms, a review of the medical evidence has found. -


Increased exercise over the age of 60 reduces risk of heart disease and stroke

People over the age of 60 should do more exercise not less in order to prevent heart disease and stroke, according to findings from a study of over 1.1 million elderly people published in the European Heart Journal. -


Lifetime risk of most common cancers overstated

Australia’s five most common cancers are less of a lifetime risk than previously thought – particularly for men. -


Mesmerising video shows waves of spinal fluid washing over the brain during sleep

We are quite literally having our brains washed every night. Neuroscientists have now produced a fascinating video that shows this nocturnal pulsing process in action. -


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