Cars won’t be welcome in precinct on CBD’s doorstep

124922gwzn20y0zn6i0yy6150PHOENIX: Melbourne’s newest inner city suburbs would be easily accessed by underground trains, trams, buses and bikes under the state Government’s revised blueprint for the redevelopment. Residents and workers at Fishermans Bend will be expected to make only one in five trips by car and Read More »

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Aged care compounds becoming soft crime targets

crimeHOUSTON: Retirement communities and skilled nursing homes imply a level of elevated safety in their commercial pitch to prospective customers.

But evidence is mounting that age-apartheid compounds are increasingly becoming soft crime targets and the care sector is trashing its reputation by doing nothing to effectively Read More »

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High Thyroid hormone levels may increase Dementia risk

kidney-failure-new-treatment-for-overactive-parathyroid-glands-150PHILADELPHIA: One hypothesis is that thyroid function affects dementia risk through nonvascular pathways.

High and high-normal thyroid function is linked to greater risk of developing dementia, but not vascular brain disease, according to research.

Previous research has outlined a definitive role for thyroid hormone in Read More »

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Seniors housing developers compete for Global Award

trophyNEW YORK: The five hundred and seventy-ninth entry for the seniors housing Global Awards 2016 has been received.

A new 130-bed nursing home in Outram, an area which has one of the highest number of senior citizens, was officially opened by Health Minister Gan Kim Yong Read More »

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