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A new report that has been commissioned by the Sleep Health Foundation reveals that more than half of adults Australians suffer from at least one chronic sleep symptom, which is affecting their quality of life. With research into sleep and...
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) is urging GPs to remain vigilant and look for signs of abuse among patients as domestic violence escalates during the pandemic. RACGP just released the 5th edition of Abuse and Violence -...
Published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, new research investigating the benefits of telehealth-delivered exercise and diet programs has found 80% of participants experienced improvement in knee pain and an average of 10% weight loss, with one participant reportedly shedding...
Researchers from Southern Cross University’s National Centre for Naturopathic Medicine and Western Sydney University’s NICM Health Research Institute have conducted a national survey of 389 women with a confirmed diagnosis of endometriosis to assess the barriers faced by those...
The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO) welcomes the arrival of HIV Self-Tests in Australian pharmacies from mid-December as a critically-important additional tool to help people know their HIV status. The TGA-approved HIV Self-Tests have been manufactured and supplied by...
With news surrounding the latest Covid-19 variant – Omicron – dominating news headlines over the last 48-72 hours, health experts have their say about this ‘new variant of concern’, and what it means for Australians. ‘Unsettling but far from unexpected’...
The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA), has appointed Dr Lawrie Bott as its new President. Prior to his appointment, Dr Bott held the position of RCPA Vice President for two years, from 2019 to 2021, and has served on multiple...
According to revised alcohol guidelines, adults should be limiting their alcohol consumption to no more than 10 standard drinks a week. These guidelines have been revised from a previous recommendation advising people to limit their alcohol intake to a maximum...
Reportedly, 70% of cases of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) remain undiagnosed, so in response to this leading telehealth and online prescription service, InstantScripts is launching a new PCOS referral test. The new digital PCOS referral is said to allow women...
As restrictions start to ease, experts are warning that future-proofing Australia’s workplaces and municipalities from Covid-19 will require fundamental cultural change. Managing an ‘open Australia’ will require a re-evaluation of the way we design our cities and workplaces according to...
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