Lungs

Angiogram: Procedure, Recovery & Test Results Explained
Lungs 13 Dec 2018

Angiogram: Procedure, Recovery & Test Results Explained

Everything You Need to Know About CTPA Scans - What They Are, Why You Might Need One, How They're Performed and Test Results, Explained.
Bronchoscopy
Family's Health 13 Dec 2018

Bronchoscopy

Bronchoscopy is the process of examining the bronchi – the airways inside the lungs – with a fibre-optic instrument called a bronchoscope. It allows the…
Butt Out – How to Quit Smoking for Life
Lungs 13 Dec 2018

Butt Out – How to Quit Smoking for Life

'I can quit anytime I like.' Most people who have tried to quit smoking know it's not easy to quit and all too easy to…
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Heart 13 Dec 2018

Cardiothoracic Surgery

A cardiothoracic surgeon is a sugeon who specialises in operations involving the chest. This includes open operations of the heart and lungs.
CT Pulmonary Angiogram
Lungs 13 Dec 2018

CT Pulmonary Angiogram

Everything You Need to Know About CTPA Scans - What They Are, Why You Might Need One, How They're Performed and Test Results, Explained.
What Can a Chest X-Ray Diagnose?
Family's Health 13 Dec 2018

What Can a Chest X-Ray Diagnose?

Last updated: 19th December 2017
Cord blood clue to respiratory diseases
Children's health 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.
Cardiovascular disease risk | Health prevention series
Heart 08 May 2018

Cardiovascular disease risk | Health prevention series

What is cardiovascular disease? The term cardiovascular disease refers to the group of diseases that affect the heart and blood vessels. Common examples include coronary heart disease, heart failure, peripheral vascular disease (eg. blood vessel disease in the legs), cardiomyopathy (disease of the heart muscle) and stroke. These diseases are…
Social isolation health message fails to cut through
Fitness 19 Feb 2018

Social isolation health message fails to cut through

Social isolation has been shown to pose a greater health threat than smoking, poor diet and lack of exercise – but that message is failing…