A new research study commissioned by The Groundswell Project Australia has revealed the attitudes, behaviours and experiences of Australians around death, dying and end-of-life planning. The study reveals that while 9 in 10 (87%) Australians believe it's important to do...
By linking people to a qualified psychologist through any text channel available on their phone, the Gold Coast start-up Virtual Psychologist is disrupting the way people can reach mental health support by making it easier, faster, less confronting, and...
A comprehensive review published in The Lancet, Diabetes & Endocrinology, by a team of experts in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) provides a summary of best practice evidence and advocates for greater funded research to address remaining gaps in knowledge in...
There’s much to love about winter – warm drinks by a toasty fire, cracking out the slow cooker for endless casseroles, and brisk walks without breaking a sweat, to name a few. But when it comes to skincare, winter...
Health professionals were once the first port of call for anyone looking to address a health concern. Now, with social media giving voice to the masses, advice is often given (whether solicited or not) by self-proclaimed wellness gurus. Our feeds...
There’s hope for those suffering from chronic back pain with the discovery of a new treatment option, which focuses on retraining how the back and the brain communicate. A randomised controlled trial by researchers at UNSW Sydney and Neuroscience Research...
The Federal Government has announced it has secured 450,000 doses of the monkeypox vaccine, with 22,000 doses expected of the vaccine expected to arrive in Australia later this week. The remainder of the doses will arrive this year and...
Dementia Australia has launched the latest module in the Ask Annie app to enhance healthcare workers’ knowledge of how body language can impact a person living with dementia. The new module, according to Dementia Australia CEO Maree McCabe, will help...
This month is Stroke Awareness Week (8-14 August) and one man on a mission to raise awareness for stroke recovery is Julian Reddish who, at just 17 years of age, had a personal experience with the health condition. While stroke...
Queensland community pharmacies have continued to excel in Covid-19 vaccine delivery with the Pharmacy Guild of Australia Queensland Branch announcing that more than 1.65 million doses of Covid vaccinations have been delivered through the community pharmacies since 7 June...
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