Warringal Private Hospital’s Day Oncology team has helped uncover an innovative new solution for medication packaging, helping to reduce the use of plastic and polystyrene across the Ramsay Health Care network.
As the second deadliest cancer in Australia, bowel cancer claims the lives of 5,336 Australians every year (103 a week), including 272 people under the age of 50. It’s the deadliest cancer for young people aged 25-34 years and tends to be diagnosed late when cancer has spread and is harder to treat.
According to the Australian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society, around 5% of Australian women, or one woman in every 20, are diagnosed with gestational diabetes.
We’ve all heard about period pain, and there’s no surprise why - it’s one of the most common gynaecological complaints in young women.
Many of us may find ourselves reaching for the tissues as we tackle a runny nose or common cold. But when that cold lingers - and develops into sinusitis, or a sinus infection, it can leave you feeling really under the weather.
Iron is essential for our bodies. Our cells need iron to survive, but our bodies can’t make iron - so we need to get it from our food.