Aged & Allied Health

Exercise and nutrition program helps cancer survivors

22 February, 2018

A new study by the Cancer Council NSW and the University of Newcastle has promising results for cancer survivors.


CSIRO scientists supercharge water purification

22 February, 2018

Poor communities and disaster zones will benefit from this new Australian discovery.


9 out of 10 youth in WA detention have severe neuro-disability

14 February, 2018

The level of FASD and other brain disorders in youth in detention in Australia is among the highest for incarcerated youth globally.


Hands-on food safety training gains results

12 February, 2018 by Andrew Thomson*

Food safety matters. So does the health of your customers and managing your risks.


Coming to grips with food waste

06 February, 2018 by Kathy Faulkner*

Hospital foodservices represent one of the greatest sources of hospital waste. What can you do about it?


Mack Traction Control footwear

06 February, 2018 | Supplied by: Bunzl Industrial & Safety

The Mack range of slip-resistant occupational footwear includes a lightweight, slip-resistant, slip-on double gusset safety boot for workers that are exposed to slippery environments.


Slim Jim Step-On bin for medical facilities

30 January, 2018 | Supplied by: Rubbermaid Commercial Products

The Slim Jim Step-On refuse container has a slender design and small footprint, meaning it can fit in tight spaces while not compromising on the ability to hold a large amount of waste. The construction allows for a hands-free operation to ensure the user does not have to risk potential contamination. The containers have commercial-grade construction for durability, and can carry a variety of medical wastes including corrosive chemicals, potentially infected materials and daily garbage.


Empathy + innovation = outstanding patient experience

29 January, 2018 by Laini Bennett

Imagine a hospital where patients love the food and rave about their experience. It's not a pipe dream.


Don't... pass the salt

29 January, 2018

Aussie men are ingesting nearly twice the recommended maximum daily intake of salt, with women not far behind.


GeneCopoeia Genome-CRISP CRISPR products and services

23 January, 2018 | Supplied by: United Bioresearch Products Pty Ltd

GeneCopoeia's Genome-CRISP CRISPR-Cas9 products and services are designed to provide a complete, powerful solution for precision RNA-guided genome editing.


Women more likely to survive crises than men

16 January, 2018

Genetics, rather than risk-taking behaviours, may be behind women and female children surviving adversity better than men, according to new research.


Inflammation in the brain may trigger Alzheimer's

11 January, 2018

Researchers still don't know what causes Alzheimer's, but new resarch brings them a step closer to an answer... and a cure.


Seclusion and restraint use should be stopped

10 January, 2018

A review into seclusion and restraint use in NSW has found a disturbing lack of oversight.


Why do we need to address malnutrition?

02 January, 2018 by Aurora Ottaway*

Malnutrition is an under-recognised and underdiagnosed healthcare issue in Australia.


Losing weight can reverse type 2 diabetes

14 December, 2017

Researchers found that after one year, participants had lost an average of 10 kg, and nearly half had reverted to a non-diabetic state.


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