08 Feb 2018
Type 2 diabetes | Health prevention series
What is type 2 diabetes? Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) is a disease where the body progressively becomes resistant to insulin and/or gradually loses the capacity to produce sufficient insulin. T2DM is a condition that can develop over a long period of time, often years. It is associated with lifestyle factors…
08 Oct 2017
Cutting salt could save 3500 lives per year
Pre-packaged meals are putting Australians at higher risk of chronic diseases such as kidney, stroke and heart disease due to high levels of salt.
27 Jun 2017
New era in treatment of type 2 diabetes
A drug that lowers blood sugar levels for people with type 2 diabetes has also been revealed to significantly reduce the risk of both cardiovascular…
28 Feb 2017
How to have a cool hot weekend: let your pee run clear
Heatwaves are second most lethal major public health threat after pandemics. Here's how to avoid them.
25 Feb 2017
Herbal medicine’s hidden risks pose threat to health
Researchers have highlighted a range of issues relating to the preparation of complementary medicines, including herbal medicines, and their use.
30 Sep 2015
Hope for halting the progression of diabetic kidney disease
Monash University and Monash Health researchers have identified a possible new therapy for diabetic kidney disease, the major cause of chronic kidney failure in Australia…
04 Jul 2014
Continence Clinics Australia Wide
Continence clinics are held Australia wide. Find contact informations for health professionals specialising in incontinence in your state or territory.
04 Jul 2014
Incontinence is quickly becoming one of Australia’s largest health issues with approximately 1 in 4 Australians experiencing some form of bladder and/or bowel control problems. Continence problems affect both the young and old as well as both males and females.