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What students and parents should know about meningococcal disease this school holiday season

Invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) is rare and most people survive.1 However, even with appropriate medical care, up to 1 in 10 patients with IMD may...

Industry backing for Wipeout Dementia raises $2.5 million for research

Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), UNSW Sydney No amount of wild weather could stop Olympic Bronze Medalist Owen Wright and 1999 World Surfing Champion...

HEALTHY FOOD

Health-Focused Meal Delivery: A Growing Demand for Doorstep Delivery Services

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be quite challenging in today's fast-paced world, where time seems to slip through your fingers. Individuals constantly juggle work,...

Is fake meat healthy? And what’s actually in it?

Image: Shutterstock The popularity of plant-based proteins, or “fake meat”, has increased in recent years as consumers look to eat fewer animal products. In fact,...

WEIGHT LOSS

Peanuts present a nutty solution for weight loss

A handful of peanuts might be a favourite snack, but according to new research from the University of South Australia it's also a way...

FatBlaster Max has just been banned. Why? Here’s everything you need to know about diet supplements

Image: Shutterstock Australia’s regulator has banned FatBlaster Max, an over-the-counter pill that claimed (with no evidence) to be able to help you lose weight. FatBlaster Max can...

MENS HEALTH

How colitis cause deterioration in men’s health

If you are experiencing considerable weight loss, rectal pain, or rectal bleeding, you are probably suffering from colitis. Ulcerative colitis affects a large group...

How important are carbohydrates for men’s health?

Carbohydrates are one of the macronutrients of your food item. Taking in excess carbohydrates is an important part of your diet as it helps...

WOMENS HEALTH

6 Key Breast Cancer Drugs Now More Affordable Thanks to 60-day Prescribing

Breast Cancer Network Australia Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) welcomes six common drugs used to treat breast cancer being able to be prescribed and dispensed...

Launch of the 2022 Jean Hailes National Women’s Health Survey results*

Why we need a roadmap for women's health in the pandemic era   Regardless of whether they had COVID-19 or not, close to half of Australian...

CHILDRENS HEALTH

What students and parents should know about meningococcal disease this school holiday season

Invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) is rare and most people survive.1 However, even with appropriate medical care, up to 1 in 10 patients with IMD may...

Local fire crews shake the tins for the Children’s Hospital annual appeal

Volunteer firefighters from CFA’s Narre Warren and Berwick stations have joined forces and combined their tin-shaking efforts in their local community to raise much...

DENTAL HEALTH

4 Things You Should Consider Before Getting Dentures

Taking care of your dental health is considered vital as maintaining your physical and mental health. Doing so does not only help you have...

Chewing gum and mints: Do either of these help with oral health?

Two kinds of candy that have been related to oral health are mints and chewing gum. As your local Shepparton dentist, we are often...

DENTISTRY

A Comprehensive Guide to Porcelain Veneers, Dental Implants, and Your Smile Makeover

Within the realm of cosmetic dentistry, porcelain veneers and dental implants emerge as extraordinary solutions, not merely elevating smiles but also restoring confidence that...

Revitalizing Smiles: An In-Depth Exploration of Dental Implants and Porcelain Veneers

Dental implants and porcelain veneers stand out in cosmetic dentistry as transformative solutions for enhancing smiles and restoring confidence. Whether you're looking to replace...

SLEEP

DO SLEEP TRACKERS WORK OR SHOULD WE GO BACK TO SHEEP?

From white noise to brown and pink, sleep trackers and bracelets, we are a nation obsessed with a good night's sleep, but is the...

Why am I so tired and when is it time to see the doctor about it? A GP explains

Image: Shutterstock Everyone feels tired sometimes. But how do you know whether your tiredness is a problem worth seeing a doctor about? And with all...