There is increasing evidence that consuming camel milk may have benefits for those living with type 2 diabetes. Research by the University of Melbourne reveals that camel milk could be a useful nutritional supplement for Australians with diabetes or other...
Australian researchers are actively seeking volunteers aged 40+ living with severe emphysema for their world-first study of a novel two-stage procedure to treat the devastating lung disease.  The ground-breaking COVE Study is investigating the safety and efficacy of a two-procedure...
For Dental Health Week (1-7 August), one of the key findings from the Australian Dental Association’s (ADA) annual Consumer Survey of 25,000 Aussies, is that one in three people postponed dental treatment in the last 12 months due to...
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has launched an innovative resource library to help healthcare professionals care for patients who use alcohol and other drugs. Aimed primarily at GPs, the Alcohol and Other Drugs GP Education Resource Library...
Bumps and bruises are an unavoidable part of childhood. With one in four children, and one in five adults experiencing chronic pain, pain management is a vital public health topic. In fact, teaching children about pain when they're young can...
On a trip to Vietnam, almost a decade ago, I was gifted a small jar of liquid collagen. I had no idea what it was, but having been told it would keep me “young and beautiful”, I graciously accepted...
After a two-year hiatus, Kidney Health Australia’s longest-running event, the Kidney Kar Rally, is returning for its 33rd year in August. “We are thrilled to see the resumption of the Kidney Kar Rally," says Kidney Health Australia CEO, Chris Forbes. "It...
Many healthcare providers had to adapt service provision throughout the Covid-19 pandemic due to the lockdowns and imposed restrictions. As restrictions eased, services continued to adapt traditional practices, delivering online services and telehealth appointments. An example of this comes from...
Latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reveals that more than 2 in 5 (43.7%) Australians aged 16-85 years have experienced a mental health disorder in their lifetime. Anxiety was found to be the most common group of...
From today (25 July) anyone who spent 6 or more months in the UK in the 1980s and 90s will be eligible to donate blood in Australia, with new research showing a virtually zero risk of transmitting the variant...
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