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Work as one on health - The Mercury

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 13:01

The Mercury

Work as one on health
The Mercury
This is what today's instalment of our Tassie 2022 series is all about — some thought-starters for readers, health workers and policymakers about where we need to be going in terms of ensuring our health and aged-care sectors are ready for the ...

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The perfect portion: A guide to healthy plating up - The Sydney Morning Herald

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:12

The Sydney Morning Herald

The perfect portion: A guide to healthy plating up
The Sydney Morning Herald
News & Views · Life & Relationships · Health & Wellbeing · Beauty · Fashion · Celebrity · Home · The Optimist · The Store · Fitness · Wellbeing · Nutrition · My Day on a Plate · Home · Lifestyle · Health & Wellbeing. January 9 2018 - 11:13PM. Save ...

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Muscle and bone strength in youth a predictor of old age health: study - Herald Sun

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 09:01

Herald Sun

Muscle and bone strength in youth a predictor of old age health: study
Herald Sun
Program director of social epigenomics and population health at AIMSS, Dr Sharon Brennan-Olsen is preparing to pool data of more than 27,000 young adults, who have been followed for at least 20 years across a number of international studies, to ...

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The swallowable sensor getting to the guts of digestive health - SBS

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 06:01

SBS

The swallowable sensor getting to the guts of digestive health
SBS
A swallowable sensor that detects intestinal gases has been found to be safe to use in people, paving the way for new approaches to diagnosing gut problems. Updated Updated 11 hours ago. An electronic capsule invented by Australian scientists has ...
RMIT University develops pill-sized device to help gut healthHerald Sun
Swallowable sensors reveal mysteries of human gut healthScience Daily
Measurements for a healthy gut | Nature ElectronicsNature
Nature -RMIT University
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Parents urged to reward children with smartphone use amid mental health concerns - SBS

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 06:01

SBS

Parents urged to reward children with smartphone use amid mental health concerns
SBS
His comments come after Bloomberg News reported Wednesday that two large shareholders of Apple had written to the multinational technology company, urging it to study whether iPhones impacted on children's mental health. Investor Jana Partners LLC and ...

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Superannuation raids to pay for health bills - The Australian - The Australian

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 04:12

The Australian

Superannuation raids to pay for health bills - The Australian
The Australian
Australians should only be allowed early access to their superannuation if “they're suffering from severe financial hardship or from a serious medical condition,” according to Financial Services Minister Kelly O'Dwyer. Ms O'Dwyer has initiated a review ...
More and more Australians are raiding their superannuation to pay health billsNEWS.com.au

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Superannuation raids to pay for health bills - The Australian

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 04:12

The Australian

Superannuation raids to pay for health bills
The Australian
Superannuation raids to pay for health bills. The number of Australians dipping into superannuation early to pay for medical bills, particularly for weight-loss surgery, is rapidly increasing amid rising concerns about soaring out-of-pocket healthcare ...
More and more Australians are raiding their superannuation to pay health billsPerthNow

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Regional health director appointed - The Border Watch

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 00:54

The Border Watch

Regional health director appointed
The Border Watch
A SENIOR nurse with over 20 years experience will take over as the region's highest ranking health bureaucrat for the next eight months. Ngaire Buchanan has been appointed as Country Health SA regional director and will oversee five public hospitals ...

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Wall Street rally loses steam as banks and health care weigh on US ... - ABC Online

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 21:10

ABC Online

Wall Street rally loses steam as banks and health care weigh on US ...
ABC Online
The US market rally begins to falter in the second trading week of 2018, and is expected to weigh on the Australian share market.

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Gut microbiome: Gas-sniffing smart pills to monitor gastrointestinal health pass first human trials - ABC Online

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 20:19

Gut microbiome: Gas-sniffing smart pills to monitor gastrointestinal health pass first human trials
ABC Online
Press play then disable your screen reader. Use space bar to pause or play, and up and down arrows to control volume. Use left arrow to rewind and right arrow to fast forward. Watch. 1m 42s. Good things come in small packages: these capsules monitor ...

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'This will look like a coup': Psychiatrist wants Donald Trump detained for 'emergency evaluation' - NEWS.com.au

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 19:20

NEWS.com.au

'This will look like a coup': Psychiatrist wants Donald Trump detained for 'emergency evaluation'
NEWS.com.au
In October, Dr Lee co-authored a book called The Dangerous Case Of Donald Trump, a compilation of 27 essays by psychiatrists and mental health experts offering the view that Mr Trump “presents a clear and present danger to our nation”. Dr Lee joins a ...
Psychiatrist briefed congress members on Trump mental healthThe Australian

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Health officials choose different site for new Cairns youth mental health facility after “risks” identified at ... - The Cairns Post

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 19:00

The Cairns Post

Health officials choose different site for new Cairns youth mental health facility after “risks” identified at ...
The Cairns Post
But a Queensland Health spokesman revealed yesterday they had been forced to choose an alternate site due to the identification of “risks” associated with the original location. “An announcement regarding the facility will be made following ...
Teenager speaks of depression battle as mental health groups get funds boostSBS
The top 10 mental health appsMedical News Today

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RMIT University develops pill-sized device to help gut health - Herald Sun

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 16:01

Herald Sun

RMIT University develops pill-sized device to help gut health
Herald Sun
It was accurately able to show when food started to be fermented, data which would be kept to monitor digestion and gut health. Prof Kalantar-zadeh said it could even have a role in helping people determine the best diet because their responses to low ...
The swallowable sensor getting to the guts of digestive healthSBS
Swallowable pill-sized microcomputer to monitor gut health passes first human trialsXinhua

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N Ireland secretary resigns over health - SBS

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 12:01

The Independent

N Ireland secretary resigns over health
SBS
Britain's Northern Ireland minister James Brokenshire has resigned because of ill-health, his spokesman said on Monday, before a planned cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Theresa May. Brokenshire, who has led government efforts to restore the ...
Cabinet reshuffle: Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire resigns due to ill-healthThe Independent
Northern Ireland Secretary of State James Brokenshire resigns due to ill health - read resignation letter in fullBelfast Telegraph

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Health experts support sugar tax as Coalition calls for 'personal responsibility' - The Guardian

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 04:58

The Guardian

Health experts support sugar tax as Coalition calls for 'personal responsibility'
The Guardian
Peak health bodies and public health experts have supported calls from the Australian Medical Association to introduce a sugar tax, despite fierce opposition from food and drink industry representatives and politicians. The president of the Australian ...

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Coca-Cola Plus adds laxative for health tick in Japan - The Australian

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 04:32

The Australian

Coca-Cola Plus adds laxative for health tick in Japan
The Australian
The certified products, which have grown into a market of $US6 billion ($7.6bn) in annual sales, according to Japan Health and Nutrition Food Association, contain compounds the government deems to have a particular benefit, such as lowering cholesterol ...

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28 of the hottest health trends for 2018 - Body and Soul

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 01:15

Body and Soul

28 of the hottest health trends for 2018
Body and Soul
All the gear, workouts, health foods and tech that are set to be huge this year – and exactly where you can try them. 1 Sensory fitness. The gym isn't just about spiking your heart-rate or pumping iron any more - it's a total-body experience that ...

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28 of the hottest health trends for 2018 - Body and Soul

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 01:15

Body and Soul

28 of the hottest health trends for 2018
Body and Soul
All the gear, workouts, health foods and tech that are set to be huge this year – and exactly where you can try them. 1 Sensory fitness. The gym isn't just about spiking your heart-rate or pumping iron any more - it's a total-body experience that ...

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Mental health lessons to stop culture of shame in schools - Daily Telegraph

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 21:51

Daily Telegraph

Mental health lessons to stop culture of shame in schools
Daily Telegraph
“We are removing the culture of shame that has needlessly been attached to issues like mental health. By removing this stigma, we have the potential to prevent a great deal of suffering.” The new syllabus includes games to subtly teach kindergarten ...

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$100m funding boost for school mental health programs and Headspace centres - ABC Online

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 20:51

ABC Online

$100m funding boost for school mental health programs and Headspace centres
ABC Online
"Programs for beyondblue, Headspace, Origin and Kids Helpline and Reach Out and others are all about ensuring that we provide assistance before the problems emerge and when they do emerge there are avenues for treatment and avenues for people to seek ...
Government reportedly set to announce $110m mental health boostSBS

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