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Report: Victorians delaying medical care secondary to Covid-19 concerns

A recent report by Monash University reveals that one-third of Victorian adults have delayed or avoided medical care, while 10% have avoided urgent or...

Measures limiting spread of Covid-19 resulted in decreased children infection rates

New research from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) and the Victorian Department of Health and published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, has...

Fish oil during pregnancy promotes focus in children

Mothers who took fish oil during pregnancy, gave birth to children who have faster problem-solving skills, and better attention focus says new research. This comes...

New trial aiming to help people walk again

A breakthrough international trial led by Australian researchers is aiming to help people with spinal cord injury walk again. The eWALK trial, led by researchers...

Research reveals fruit may lower T2DM risk

A new study by Edith Cowan University (ECU) published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, reveals that eating at least two serves...

Guardian boss heading to sleepout 2021

The head of Guardian Pharmacy, Kurt O’Brien, announced he will be joining thousands of other Australian leaders in this year’s Vinnies CEO Sleepout on...

Approach mental health proactively during lockdown

Young Victorians are being called on by mental health experts to be proactive about their mental health throughout Victoria’s latest Covid-19 lockdown and to...

More comprehensive CVD risk assessment tool available in healthcare

A more comprehensive cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment tool to help identify patients who may otherwise be slipping through the gaps, is becoming available...

Diabetes diet proves effective for BP management

People achieving and maintaining weight loss to manage their type 2 diabetes can also effectively control their high blood pressure and stop or cut...

Research: overweight or obesity amplifies liver effects of alcohol

Led by the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre, a study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition that looked at medical data...

Australia falls behind in race to vaccinate

While Australia was seen by many as a frontrunner in managing the Covid-19 pandemic through the various measures implemented to curb the spread of...

Urgent call to follow-up on bowel cancer diagnostic tests

Planning is urgently required for post-Covid-19 colonoscopy catch-up to avoid cancer progression according to the latest Bowel Cancer Australia `Covid-19 and the Impending Bowel...
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