Nursing

Fuelling your Mental Health

25 May, 2016 by ahhb


Could virtual games become part of pain management?

29 April, 2016 by Corin Kelly

The next time you habitually search your bathroom cabinet for some pain medication, you may want to consider virtual games first. According to Edmund Keogh, from the University of Bath, research has shown that psychology plays an important part in how we experience both acute and chronic pain – and that painful sensations can be manipulated by what we think and feel.



The Rounds - Updates in Healthcare

22 March, 2016 by ahhb

NUTRITION


Infant feeding - finally some clarity

11 March, 2016 by Corin Kelly

With so much confusing and conflicting information about infant feeding,  LEAPS (Learning, Eating, Active, Play, Sleep), a free program led by QUT in partnership with NAQ Nutrition, provides some welcome clarity.


Condoms and gloves thin as human hair

10 February, 2016 by Corin Kelly

Fibres from the Australian native spinifex grass are being used to improve latex that could be used to make condoms as thin as a human hair without any loss in strength.


Caring for patients, caring for yourself

14 January, 2016 by ahhb


Finding purpose in your work

23 December, 2015 by ahhb



National primary health care conference 2015

29 October, 2015 by Sharon Smith

Primary health care professionals gathering in Canberra to discuss future of Australian health system


Why investing in the mental health of your workforce is good for business

22 October, 2015 by Sharon Smith

Workplaces are still not meeting employees’ expectations in terms of mental wellbeing. Rod Gutierrez outlines what can be done.


Making a fuss over medical research

22 October, 2015 by Sharon Smith

The $20 billion Medical Research Future Fund is now one step closer to implementation, with legislation passing Senate after amendments from the LNP.


Concerns over female sterilisation device

21 October, 2015 by Sharon Smith

A study published in the BMJ has highlighted concerns over implant based female sterilisation using the Essure device which blocks the fallopian tubes. Women who undergo the hysteropic sterilisation procedure have a significantly heightened risk of reoperation following complications, which the study’s authors have highlighted as a serious safety concern.


Non-invasive neuroimaging techniques

20 October, 2015 by Sharon Smith

For many years scientists have been trying to find a way to measure the pressure in a patient’s brain without having to drill a hole in the person’s skull. Although this remains the most reliable way to measure pressure in the brain, it is invasive, expensive and comes with the risk of infection and bleeding.


Australian women are putting their health last

20 October, 2015 by Sharon Smith

Federal Health minister Sussan Ley today launched a campaign aimed at Australians to take up sporting activities in the name of their own wellbeing.


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