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The tech solution bringing your medication straight to your door
Drugs 14 May 2021

The tech solution bringing your medication straight to your door

  Whether you need to fill a prescription, or order pharmacy products such as pain relief, nappies, vitamins or medications, sometimes the trip to the pharmacy and the long wait in the queue is just not an option. Chemist2U…
PPE You Need for COVID-19
COVID-19 20 Aug 2020

PPE You Need for COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues around the world, we are learning more about the disease, the virus that causes it (SARS-CoV-2) and how to protect ourselves. Masks are currently mandatory in Victoria[1], as a crucial part of protecting the wearer and others, and masks are also good to consider elsewhere…
The Importance of Regular Checkups
General 13 Dec 2019

The Importance of Regular Checkups

Long summer holidays are an ideal time to visit your doctor. If you've been neglecting your health check-ups, make a New Year's Resolution to see…
Early menopause predictor of heart disease
Health News 11 Dec 2019

Early menopause predictor of heart disease

Read about research to study the affect of menopause on heart disease, with insights from more than 300,000 women around the world
Diabetes increases the risk of heart failure, more so in women than men
Health News 27 Sep 2019

Diabetes increases the risk of heart failure, more so in women than men

Research summary An international study led by The George Institute for Global Health, involving 12 million participants, has found that in people with diabetes, women face a greater risk of developing heart failure compared with men. The research identified that Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are associated…
Ozone depletion impacting human health
Health News 29 Aug 2019

Ozone depletion impacting human health

An international study involving researchers from the Australian National University (ANU) has found that changes to our ozone layer over the past four decades have affected the risk of people developing skin cancer. The study explored the impact of ozone layer changes on ultraviolet (UV) radiation, as well…
Parents keen to reduce salt but find product labels confusing
Health News 28 Aug 2019

Parents keen to reduce salt but find product labels confusing

A study from Deakin University’s Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) has found that many Australian parents are trying to reduce their salt intake, and that of their kids, but come unstuck at the supermarket shelf when confronted with confusing food labels. Previous research has…
Research finds link between childhood gastro and climate change
Health News 21 Jun 2019

Research finds link between childhood gastro and climate change

Can climate change on a global level cause children to experience gastric problems? Read on to find out what researchers from the ANU Canberra came…
Australian doctors overprescribing flu antivirals
Health News 21 Jun 2019

Australian doctors overprescribing flu antivirals

Research from the University of Adelaide on levels of flu antivirals prescribed to Australians comes across interesting findings.