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The benefits for compression stockings

Recurrent bouts of cellulitis, a bacterial infection of the skin that tends to occur in areas that are damaged or inflamed, can be prevented...

Turn that frown upside down: the power of smiling for mental health

While musicians and pop stars have long sung about the power of a smile, now research from the University of South Australia (UniSA) has...

Is Yoga an effective treatment for anxiety? trial finds new evidence

While the mental health benefits of yoga are known, a new randomised clinical trial published in JAMA Psychiatry looking at the efficacy of yoga...
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Digital agility is the new challenge for businesses

A new `Workday Digital Agility Index’ study has revealed that Asia Pacific organisations are not digitally adapting fast enough in the wake of Covid-19. The...

Research says diversity of migrant background is not a COVID-19 scapegoat

New research is debunking the theory that people from migrant backgrounds do not have adequate access to COVID-19 related information. The Settlement Services International (SSI)...

Hydroxychloroquine repeat warning: it is not to treat Covid-19

After Sky News’s host Rowan Dean argued that taking hydroxychloroquine should be a matter of choice to cure or prevent the Covid-19 virus, medical...

Top COVID-19 scientist to speak at exclusive webinar

Oxford Professor and Lead Vaccinologist behind the team working to develop the front-running COVID-19 vaccine, Sarah Gilbert, will be speaking at an exclusive webinar...

Bupa: Telehealth is here to stay

Health insurer Bupa is extending cover for a range of popular telehealth services to customers under applicable `extras’ health insurance products. Bupa says the move...

High blood pressure drug linked to skin cancer in older Australians

A UNSW Sydney study has found that the use of high blood pressure drug, Hydrochlorothiazide, increases the risk of developing skin cancer in older...

Maxigesic’s claims found misleading in court

AFT Pharmaceuticals, the makers of Maxigesic, was found it engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct in breach of Australian Consumer Law in making promotional...

CALD patients urged not to neglect their health

Due to fears of catching COVID-19 some culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) patients might be putting off seeing their GPs and following up medical...

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The benefits for compression stockings

Recurrent bouts of cellulitis, a bacterial infection of the skin that tends to occur in areas that are damaged or inflamed, can be prevented...

Turn that frown upside down: the power of smiling for mental health

While musicians and pop stars have long sung about the power of a smile, now research from the University of South Australia (UniSA) has...

Is Yoga an effective treatment for anxiety? trial finds new evidence

While the mental health benefits of yoga are known, a new randomised clinical trial published in JAMA Psychiatry looking at the efficacy of yoga...

Complementary Medicine: Weighing up the alternative options

It’s an industry worth $4.1 billion in Australia and provides “therapies are used to either complement conventional Western medicine or as alternatives to...

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The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland, has re-launched an online community update service in order to keep Queenslanders informed about relevant COVID-19 health information,...

Avoid long queues and call your GP for a COVID-19 test

With news reports showing long queues outside COVID-19 testing clinics in Logan, Brisbane over the last few days, the Royal Australian College of General...

Tracker shows poor oral health worsened by COVID-19

There is an increasing prevalence of tooth decay and gum disease among Australian adults. The trend is worsened by the current pandemic, with people avoiding...
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