New vaccine needed for serious childhood pneumonia

A rise in vaccine-resistant bacteria shows the need for a new vaccine to fight childhood empyema…

Nation’s staggering 173,000 broken bones prompts urgent call to prioritise bone health

Osteoporosis Australia rebrands as ‘Healthy Bones Australia’ & launches educational resource hub Osteoporosis Australia announced its…

Could cannabis help patients suffering from Parkinson’s Disease?

A pilot study being conducted at the National Centre for Naturopathic Medicine is investigating a controversial…

New PBS listing brings greater hope for Australians with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Australians with a rare, fatal heart condition will soon have subsidised access to a ground-breaking medicine…

Outwit the nits

Parents of school-age children, especially younger children, are all too aware of the ever-present threat of…

Mindful Moments

What others say and do is where they are coming from . Most often, it has…

Unchecked misinformation risks Australia’s vaccine response

A newly formed coalition of health and technology experts is calling on the Australian Parliament to…

COVID-19 vaccine priority announced as Pfizer gets approval

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has provisionally approved the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for use in Australia.…

IS HUMAN ACTIVITY CREATING A BREEDING GROUND FOR PANDEMICS?

Research led by The University of Western Australia has revealed that climate change, environmental degradation of…

Dietitians in aged care: a recipe to save millions

Engaging Accredited Practising Dietitians (APDs) to support food and nutrition in aged care is projected to…

GPs united on COVID-19 vaccine rollout AMA President Dr Omar Khorshid and RACGP President Dr Karen Price

Australia’s trusted General Practitioners today stand united to work with the Government on rolling out COVID-19…

Surviving a heart attack: Two of the most dangerous mistakes

REDFEB aims to raise awareness for heart disease and funds for life-saving research. This February, in…

CSIRO PART OF INTERNATIONAL STUDY THAT FINDS LOW CARB DIETS CAN REVERSE TYPE 2 DIABETES

Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, has contributed to a new, international study that has found consuming…

Mindful Moments

Mindful awareness is about noticing the experience you are having, whether it is a thought, a…

Video games improve reading: but beware addiction

A new study looked at how Internet use and video games affected the NAPLAN results of…

Mindfulness a way to be present in everyday life

Marissa NewmanIt’s no secret that we all want to be happy in our everyday lives. With…

Put a blood pressure check on top of your 2021 “to do” list

Australians, keen to make a healthy start to 2021, are being urged have a blood pressure…

Nutritionist tips for being the healthiest you in 2021

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that health and wellness are more important than ever.…

New CSIRO weight loss tool set to motivate Australians to achieve their New Year’s resolutions

CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has developed a free, personalised tool to help Australians better understand…

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