08 Feb 2019
How to Conquer Insomnia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
We’ve all been there. A long sleepless night with endless position changes and yet no sign of sleep. A survey from the Sleep Health Foundation in 2016 pointed out that 26% of the Aussie population suffers from some level of insomnia. Experts are now pointing out the “24/7…
13 Dec 2018
A neurosurgeon is a surgeon who specialises in operative management of patients with conditions that affect the brain, spinal cord and associated nerves.
13 Dec 2018
Qualitative and quantitative research in integrative medicine
“Your health is determined not only by your genes, after all, but also by your environment” (Tsou, cited in Mitchell, 2009, p. 34) as the…
05 Dec 2018
Being large for gestational age at birth combined with maternal diabetes is associated with a near-trebling of child’s risk of obesity | Canada
New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) shows that children who are larger than average at birth (large for gestational age or LGA) and born to mothers with gestational diabetes are almost three times as likely to be obese as…
24 Nov 2018
Diet and depression link
James Cook University researchers have found that among Torres Strait Islander people the amount of fish and processed food eaten is related to depression.
16 Nov 2018
Preeclampsia: We can do more
The condition, characterized by high blood pressure, can be fatal and have long-term health effects for both mothers and babies.
15 Nov 2018
Ask the tough questions: Bring fetal alcohol spectrum disorder out of the shadows
Clinicians need to ask questions about drinking in pregnancy to ensure cases of foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) are properly diagnosed.
31 Oct 2018
Concerning levels of caffeine found in sports supplements
Pre-workout supplements claim to improve strength and reduce fatigue while training, yet a verification of the caffeine content of these products has never been conducted…
19 Oct 2018
Cord blood clue to respiratory diseases
New research has found children born in the last three months of the year in Melbourne may have a greater risk of developing respiratory diseases.