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Many children experience anxiety when it comes to needles, but with vaccinations becoming increasingly regular, new research reveals how to reduce this needle-related fear. New research from the University of South Australia shows that children’s vaccination and needle fear can...
Vitamin, supplement and skincare brand, Swisse, has found a link between krill oil and osteoarthritic relief. Sponsored by Swisse Wellness, in collaboration with key research partner CSIRO, the 6-month study was undertaken by 235 adults aged between 40 and 65...
A survey of parents with children aged 4-17 years by Flinders Caring Futures Institue exploring current school food practices has found that parents support the idea of school-provided meals. Of those surveyed, 86% of parents reported interest in introducing school-provided...
One of the most common worries cancer survivors have after treatment ends is that their cancer will return. For many, this fear can be debilitating and can significantly affect their well-being and ability to enjoy life. In response to this, a...
We’ve all felt those ‘butterflies’ or that churning in the stomach in response to nervousness, heightened stress or anxiety. Such feelings are unsurprising given that research shows the mind and the gut are interconnected. When we’re stressed, the digestive system...
The Australian and all State and Territory Governments must, as a matter of urgency, make the Covid anti-viral medicines available from community pharmacies without a prescription. National President of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Professor Trent Twomey, said the current...
Children and adolescents living with glaucoma develop a high level of emotional and social resilience to cope with this rare chronic eye condition, a new Flinders University study reveals. However, more can be done, with researchers examining feedback from 18...
Marking National Stroke Week (8-14 August) Blooms The Chemist is encouraging all Australians to assess their stroke risk and be aware of the warning signs. One way to do this is by completing a 10-minute Stroke Risk Assessment, offered by...
Appropriate and acceptable health checks for people experiencing homelessness can help reduce long-term physical and mental stresses, a new study shows. Regular health assessment tools that measure health and wellbeing were tested on a group of 53 South Australian people...
Monash University, in partnership with MacKillop Family Services, has developed a new online portal to help workplaces – staff and managers – navigate the journey of pregnancy and having a new baby. The Health in Preconception, Pregnancy and Postpartum (HiPPP)...
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