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New asthma guidelines – what’s changed? Free webinar for health professionals

Media Release An interdisciplinary webinar on 29 September, presented by NPS MedicineWise and developed in partnership with the National Asthma Council Australia, will discuss the...

Perinatal distress during Covid-19

Monash University research has shown that new mothers, pregnant women or those planning a pregnancy are showing signs of distress during the early stages...

There’s more after asking R U OK?

Today is national R U OK? Day. It’s a day to take a second to remember that every person you meet, may be fighting a...

Raising awareness: Mental health and suicide prevention

Alarmingly, according to the Productivity Commission Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Australia, eight people die by suicide every day in Australia – a number...

Endometriosis: diagnosis could avert surgery

Approximately 10% of Australian women are affected by endometriosis – a painful condition that occurs when tissue like that which lines the uterus (endometrial...

Relief for people struggling with CPAP masks

A trial of a simple yet effective surgery has led Australian experts to promote it as an option to specialists around the world for...

Time to review intensive therapy for lost language after a stroke

Intensive therapy is not necessarily best when it comes to treating the loss of language and communication in early recovery after a stroke, according...

Experts call for compulsory training to recognise signs of coercive control

Media Release  As domestic violence skyrockets amid Covid-19, women’s health experts are calling for compulsory training of obstetric health practitioners to ensure they can recognise...

Green time better than screen time for kids

A University of Adelaide review of 186 studies from around the world has found “green time” is far better for children and adolescents’ mental...

Covid-19 vaccine: Utilise pharmacists for large-scale rollout

In response to the announcement by the Federal Government that a free Covid-19 vaccine will be available progressively throughout 2021 in Australia, if trials...

Report: New approaches to bullying needed

ReachOut, an Australian online mental health service for young people and their parents, has released a new report detailing the need for a new...

Spotlight on disordered eating in high performance sport

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) have launched a AIS-NEDC Disordered Eating in High Performance Sport position statement and...
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