Black Dog Institute offers tips to stay well while working in trying times
As we start 2022 facing new, albeit not entirely unfamiliar, uncertainties that affect all aspects of our lives, it is more important than ever to consider the toll placed on our wellbeing by these factors and the implications for our mental health in terms of our working lives.
Why adding apple cider vinegar to your diet could rid your body of UTIs
The humble apple may in fact help eliminate one of the most common and annoying health issues that affect women – urinary tract infections (UTI)s. UTIs can be debilitating and are caused by bacteria that find their way into the kidneys, urethra and bladder. UTIs are incredibly annoying infections that cause symptoms such as the constant urge to wee, a persistent burning sensation and pelvic pain. They can cause immense pain and discomfort and make your life miserable. Over 50 percent of women experience a UTI.
Prototyping and manufacturing facility to accelerate medtech start-ups
Entrepreneurs and researchers will collaborate to develop new medical technologies for healthcare and diagnostics thanks to a new $16.7 million funding facility based at RMIT University. The Victorian Medical Device Prototyping and Scale-Up Facility has been announced today by Minister for Higher Education Gayle Tierney, supported through $12.7 million in funding from the Victorian Higher Education State Investment Fund (VHESIF).
A good case for commercial cannabis legalization in Africa
Legislation against cannabis is present in most African countries, although only a handful of governments actively prosecute marijuana growers and users. Most states with pro-cannabis laws only cater for its medicinal and export purposes
Data and networked expertise puts South Australia at the forefront of AI research in...
South Australia is using health data provided by SA Pathology to determine ways to use Artificial intelligence to identify health issues. Based at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, they teamed with the Australian Institute for Machine Learning, the MIT bigdata Living Lab at Lot Fourteen innovation precinct and the Australian Research Centre for Interactive and Virtual Environments at the University of South Australia.
Aussie stars Stephen Curry, Michala Banas step up for kidney health
Two of Australia’s favourite personalities, comedian Stephen Curry and actor Michala Banas, have united to raise awareness for kidney health disease – and their crusade is personal. Michala and Stephen have developed light-hearted but important videos promoting kidney health to encourage Aussies to put on their red socks and sign up for the Red Sock Run this October to combat kidney disease. Michala almost lost her life when she was six years with an illness that required surgery to remove most of her left kidney in a life-saving operation.
GC Aesthetics® announces its expansion into the Brazilian market
GC Aesthetics®, Inc. (GCA), a privately-held medical tech firm providing Women Healthcare Aesthetic and Reconstructive Solutions, has announced today, its growth and expansion plans for the Brazilian market, the second largest Breast Augmentation market in the world. GC Aesthetics® has been executing an ambitious journey repositioning the brand and portfolio to offer a smart, unique, and clinically proven safe range of products to meet the needs of Brazilian women and surgeons. The Brazilian growth strategy includes 2 main pillars.
Gender, health and racial inequalities tackled by Ferring grant programme
Forensic analysis of stone age human fertility to better understand why modern-day sperm counts are falling, and a project to support safe birth in rural Ethiopia by providing trained midwives and solar power kits, are among 17 winners of a new Ferring Pharmaceuticals grant programme unveiled today. he wide-ranging programme is designed to tackle inequalities and disparities in reproductive medicine and maternal health, reinforcing Ferring’s ambitious #ProjectFamily Commitment, which supports everyone’s right to build families of every shape and size.
Who Let The Doc Out?! #012: Are you hydrating enough? How much water do...
Your body is constantly losing water through breathing, sweating, urination, and dehydration, and so it is important to replace the fluids lost. Without enough water, you can become dehydrated, and in severe cases, you could experience headache, dizziness, confusion, and even seizures.
Clinscience digitizes clinical research by investing in the EXOM Group CRO
Clinscience, which is a subsidiary of NEUCA Group, signed an investment agreement to acquire 60% of the digital CRO (Contract Research Organization) EXOM Group.