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  • ALZHEIMER'S - CAN WE PREVENT IT?

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    Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia accounting for up to 70 per cent of cases. After the age of 65, the chance of getting the disease doubles every five years. Given there's no cure, it's scary stuff. But mounting research suggests that Alzheimer's can be delayed - and even prevented. In this episode we explore how lifestyle choices today may affect our chances of cognitive decline in the future. From what we eat to how much we move, even how we sleep ... scientists are suggesting that the power to push back the disease is largely in our hands. Show less
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    • Thunderstorm Asthma - Duration: 4 minutes, 21 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      • 10,536 views
      ABC Catalyst's Tanya Ha and Associate Professor Cenk Suphioglu discuss 'Thunderstorm Asthma' after the November 2010 epidemic in Melbourne, Australia. We hear why these epidemics occur, and particu...
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    • ANTHROPOCENE - Duration: 28 minutes.

      • 4 months ago
      • 24,606 views
      Human impacts on the way our planet functions have now become so extreme many scientists are claiming the Earth has shifted out of the Holocene state and into a new geological epoch. They’re callin...
    • The final Catalyst starts at 8pm on ABC TV - Duration: 68 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      • 723 views
      Human impacts on the way our planet functions have now become so extreme many scientists are claiming the Earth has shifted out of the Holocene state and into a new geological epoch. They’re callin...
    • SWIFT PARROTS (update) - Duration: 11 minutes.

      • 4 months ago
      • 1,325 views
      Last year we brought you a story about the swift parrot – one of Australia’s most charismatic birds, but also one of its most endangered. Each year every swift parrot in the nation flies south to ...
    • Measuring Swift Parrots - Duration: 101 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      • 229 views
      Dejan with a baby Swift Parrot. If you weigh more than you want to, a handy excuse can be that 20% of your body mass is from a fresh meal...Full story @ABCcatalyst tonight 8pm (8/11/16). #SwiftParrots
    • MEDICAL CANNABIS - Duration: 27 minutes.

      • 4 months ago
      • 2,567 views
      The anecdotal evidence that cannabis has a positive effect on a long list of medical conditions from epilepsy, pain, cancer, even Alzheimer’s Disease is building. However, to date there’s been sca...
    • This week on Catalyst: Medical Cannabis - Duration: 31 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      • 656 views
      The anecdotal evidence is building that cannabis has a positive effect on a long list of medical conditions from epilepsy, pain, cancer, even Alzheimer’s Disease. However, to date there’s been sca...
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    • CUBESATS - CUBE SATELLITES - Duration: 15 minutes.

      • 5 months ago
      • 3,490 views
      Tiny cube satellites revolutionise our access to space
      Space has always been the playground of very big players with very deep pockets – but not anymore. It’s now being invaded by a new breed of c...
    • VR ARCHAEOLOGY - Duration: 11 minutes.

      • 5 months ago
      • 741 views
      Virtual shovels uncover an extraordinary world
      The Plain of Jars is one of South East Asia’s biggest archaeological enigmas. Who carved these giant megalithic stone jars, and what they were used fo...
    • TESTOSTERONE - Duration: 21 minutes.

      • 5 months ago
      • 3,835 views
      Testosterone has long been considered the hormone that makes men masculine. But is this common perception selling the hormone short? And how important is it for women? Dr Graham Phillips investi...
    • DR. JANE GOODALL - Duration: 6 minutes, 8 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      • 907 views
      World-renowned primatologist, conservationist and activist. #ABCcatalyst
    • CORAL BLEACHING - Duration: 28 minutes.

      • 5 months ago
      • 8,538 views
      Coral reefs have been on this planet for millions of years, but if climate trends continue this century could be their last. In a warming world, reefs and all the marine life they support are on th...
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