Health

Beautiful but slightly scary: why man could not sleep

When Luis Navarro, who always woke up struggling to breathe, posted three photographs of his cat as he slept, the reaction was intense with some saying it was just affection where others stated the cat is a would-be murderer.

Unthinkable life of an aged care worker

"By 8am, eleven of my 24 residents are expecting to be sitting in the dining room washed, dressed and ready for their meal. Let's break that down. That's 8 minutes and 18 seconds per resident!"

Dementia risk reduced by healthy lifestyle

"Some people believe it’s inevitable they’ll develop dementia because of their genetics. However it appears that you may be able to substantially reduce your dementia risk by living a healthy lifestyle.”

New surgery gives paralysed people their hands back

The new nerve transfer technique means the 13, all with tetraplegia, are now able to feed themselves, hold a drink, brush their teeth and hair, put on make-up, write, handle money and credit cards, and use tools and electronic devices