Ground-breaking dementia research harnesses power of genomics

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Participants from the Sax Institute’s 45 and Up Study have signed up for a genomics project that will investigate how a person’s genes affect their attempts to prevent cognitive decline. The project is part of the Maintain Your Brain trial, which is testing whether healthy lifestyle behaviours can slow cognitive decline and, in the longer … Read more

What the 45 and Up Study showed us in 2022

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From the cost of chronic conditions to risk of getting prostate cancer, researchers have used the 45 and Up Study’s data to investigate important health issues this year. Here are some of the highlights from 2022: Heart attack survivors fall through the medicine cracks Less than one-third of people who survive a heart attack are … Read more