Ask Janella Purcell and Therese Steele their tips for wellness and they will tell you the path to good health starts with the food we put in our mouth.Janella, nutritionist, cook and co-host of poular television show Good Chef, Bad Chef says a “holistic and long-term approach” is needed to attain and maintain good health.Developing a “healthy ...
Check out this great dish from Hazel Key, author of The Clever Packed Lunch. Great for school lunches...Beef and Spinach Meatballs
7 serves @ 4 meatballs each500g lean
200g frozen chopped Leaf Spinach
1 teaspoon minced Garlic (about
3 cups (250g) grated Cheddar Cheese • Mix all the ingredients together.
Local residents can get in shape and lead an active lifestyle thanks to a nationwide health initiative.
Moreton Bay Regional Council is helping to deliver the Healthy Eating, Activity and Lifestyle (HEAL) program to help locals kick-start healthier lifestyles.
The free eight-week program will be held at Merendi Health and Wellness Centres at ...
with Dr Anita, GPpartners
Seasonal influenza vaccination is again in the spotlight following recent news that the number of flu infections in Queensland has increased by more than 50 per cent since last year.
By the end of May this year more than 1600 cases of flu had been reported across the state, and as many as 30 per cent of these were ...
Progress towards a national system of electronic health records took a big step forward earlier this month with the announcement of nine new sites around Australia, including another two in Brisbane, which will be contracted to run system testing.The Brisbane ‘Lead Implementation Sites’, as they are known, now include both north and south Brisbane ...
Concerns are growing within the medical and scientific communities about the rapid spread of multidrug-resistant bacteria, against which it is feared antibiotics could be useless within a decade.
A summit held in Sydney earlier this year heard no new-generation antibiotic drugs powerful enough to deal with the so-called ‘superbugs’ were in ...
Imagine waking up to find one of your arms or legs was double the size of the other.
Lymphoedema is the chronic swelling of a body part, usually an arm or leg, caused by a compromised lymphatic system.
Excessive fluid in body tissues sees the body parts swell, often occurring in patients after lymph nodes have been removed during cancer surgeries ...
Around three women are diagnosed every day with ovarian cancer in Australia, a disease that has no early detection test, and their prognosis unfortunately remains poor.According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) around 1,200 cases of ovarian cancer are diagnosed in Australia each year, while almost 800 Australian women, or an ...
Now that the floodwaters in Queensland are receding, a major concern for those living in affected areas and workers who may have been helping with the cleanup has been the increased risk of disease and infection.
Queensland Health and the Australian Medical Association have been proactive in ensuring that accurate and relevant health information ...
People born overseas, who speak English as a second language, can experience real difficulties navigating the Australian health system and may also face serious health risks if they misunderstand medical advice.
According to the 2006 Census, 17.9 per cent of Queensland’s resident population were born overseas. While people born in the United ...
Australian babies are among the most sleep deprived in the western world.
Half of Australian babies aged between 12 and 24 months survive on less than eight hours sleep – four hours less than what is recommended for a child’s optimum growth and development.
In comparison, one-third of babies in Western Europe enjoy less than the optimum 12 hours ...
A program designed to bring better health to people living with heart conditions has arrived at Samford.Heart Moves, a Heart Foundation initiative dedicated to reducing the number of people living with heart, stroke and blood vessel disease, has been launched at In-Line Fitness at Samford Village.The special fitness program is designed for older ...