What the 45 and Up Study told us in 2023

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Researchers have used the 45 and Up Study, Australia’s largest ongoing study of health and ageing, to produce ground-breaking papers on important health issues. Here are some of the highlights from 2023: AI predicts cardiovascular risk from survey responses The risk of someone dying or being hospitalised from cardiovascular disease can now be predicted by … Read more

45 and Up Study used in world-first research on cancer and pain

Pain is one of the most feared symptoms of cancer, but little research has been done on how cancer survivors experience it. A novel research project has done just that, using the unique data resources of the Sax Institute’s 45 and Up Study – one of the world’s largest studies into healthy ageing. The research … Read more

The 45 and Up Study’s impact on cancer research

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When the 45 and Up Study launched in 2005, one of its core aims was to understand more about why people get cancer and how we can help them. Eighteen years later, the Study has been used by leading cancer researchers whose work has shed light on risk factors, diagnosis, screening, patterns of care, health … Read more