Mobilisation in intensive care

Intensive care units provide treatment to patients with acute and severe illness and injury. Some people are admitted to surgical

Grapefruit interactions with medicines

Grapefruit is just one of many foods that can cause interactions with medicines. Interactions are when something interferes with how

Ankylosing spondylitis: changing behaviour, changing health

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a form of inflammatory arthritis that targets the joints of the spine. AS usually first appears

Prescription medicines: 10 tips for using them safely

Here are some quick tips to help you make the most of the medicines your doctor prescribes. Become familiar with

Do probiotics reduce diarrhoea from cancer treatment?

Bowel problems are a common side-effect from cancer chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Probiotic supplements appear to have a favourable benefit in

Prediabetes; is it a risk for the heart?

Prediabetes is the precursor stage before diabetes mellitus occurs. Not all of the symptoms required to diagnose diabetes are present

Diet clues to surviving cancer

When it comes to dietary choices for people who have survived cancer, key themes emerge to show that a healthy

Quality care for pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is the tenth most common cancer in Australia and has a low survival rate, being often diagnosed at

A message from thunderstorm asthma

When Melbourne experienced what’s called a thunderstorm asthma event thousands of people turned up in emergency departments, there were hundreds

Cervical cancer: treatment options

Making treatment decisions Sometimes it is difficult to decide on the type of treatment to have. You may feel that

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