Medicine and Tests

Yoga During Pregnancy
Children's health 09 Oct 2007

Yoga During Pregnancy

Yoga is quickly becoming a popular activity amongst expectant mothers. The gentle movements and breathing exercises help to develop ways to cope with and reduce…
Obesity and its Cost on the Workforce
Chronic Pain 04 Oct 2007

Obesity and its Cost on the Workforce

Obesity is costing the Australian economy $637 million dollars each year due to indirect costs associated with increased sick leave, lower productivity, unemployment, disability, early…
Nutrition During Breastfeeding
Children's health 20 Sep 2007

Nutrition During Breastfeeding

Eating a healthy diet while breastfeeding is important because what a mother eats determines the energy, protein, nutrient and vitamin content of her breast milk.
Nutrition in the Mature Woman
Cancer 06 Sep 2007

Nutrition in the Mature Woman

Nutritional status in old age is as important as in any other stage of the life cycle. Some physiological changes that occur as part of…
Arthritis and Physical Activity
Bone 21 Aug 2007

Arthritis and Physical Activity

Exericse is good for people with arthritis. It increases bone and muscle strength, stimulates weight loss and reduces arthritic joint pain.
Increase of Allergies in Western Society
Bowel 06 Aug 2007

Increase of Allergies in Western Society

Since the 1960s there has been a progressive increase in the incidence of allergic disease in Western countries. Even though the processes involved with allergic…
Advice About Aerobic Exercise
Children's health 06 Aug 2007

Advice About Aerobic Exercise

Aerobic exercise for as little as 30 minutes a day improves health and life expectancy. Having a daily workout routine, including stretching, can help.
Glycaemic Index (GI)
Children's health 14 Jun 2007

Glycaemic Index (GI)

The glycaemic index (GI) is obtained by measuring the effect that a carbohydrate containing food has on blood sugar levels, compared to the effect of…
Being bullying aware
Bowel 16 May 2007

Being bullying aware

Bullying occurs when a person is repeatedly, and over time, exposed to negative comments or actions by another person. These negative actions can cause physical…