Expo shines a light on diabetes in Vic

23 January, 2017

Diabetes Expo will take place on Saturday, 25 February at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, featuring high-profile speakers and showcasing the latest products and services for people with diabetes.

Left untreated, tick-borne disease can lead to chronic and debilitating illness

23 January, 2017

The Commonwealth Senate enquiry report into tick-borne diseases has been released, highlighting the importance of awareness of tick-related illnesses in Australia. Worryingly, the committee heard that there could be as many as 50,000 people bitten by ticks in Australia each year.

Exercise cuts impact of concussions after a knock

10 January, 2017

A study published in JAMA shows that a bit of physical exercise within seven days of a bonk to the head can help stop the symptoms of concussion.

Another reason to exercise every day during the holidays

21 December, 2016 by William B. Farquhar, University of Delaware

Great news: You don't have to spend hours on this.

Should naloxone be used to avoid opioid overdoses?

14 December, 2016 by Alex Wodak, Emeritus Consultant, St Vincent's Hospital, Darlinghurst

The action of the drug and the mechanism of heroin suggests it should be effective for reversing opioid overdoses. But does the evidence stack up?

Drugs for delirium don't work and may cause harm

07 December, 2016

What are we to do for people experiencing delirium, who are robbed of their mental awareness and ability to communicate?

Fluke Biomedical Advantage Training online training centre

02 December, 2016

Fluke Biomedical has launched Advantage Training, an online centre aimed at providing accessible training to the biomedical engineering community. The training centre features a curriculum that covers the full spectrum of medical device preventive maintenance and quality assurance for biomedical and diagnostic imaging equipment.

Early or no dinner to fight obesity

08 November, 2016 by Corin Kelly

The first human test of early time-restricted feeding found that this meal-timing strategy reduced swings in hunger and altered fat and carbohydrate burning patterns, which may help with losing weight. In early time-restricted feeding (eTRF), people eat their last meal by the mid-afternoon and don't eat again until breakfast the next morning. The findings were unveiled during an oral presentation today at The Obesity Society Annual Meeting at ObesityWeek 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

MBS review is a chance for change

12 September, 2016 by ahhb

150 lives saved and counting

31 August, 2016 by ahhb

Choosing Wisely at Austin Health

13 July, 2016 by ahhb

Book Your Team's Training Before The EOFY And Save

29 June, 2016 by AHHB

With EOFY in sight, it is essential to make the most of your training budget. AHRI is offering $200 off HR and management in-house training courses and toolkits purchased prior to 30 June 2016.

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.

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