With Healthshare’s Medical Director Dr Jill Gamberg.
Many women struggle with their weight during pregnancy. Hormone fluctuations, increased appetite and fatigue are just some of the pressures that make it difficult for women to stay within a healthy weight range. As a result, over 70 percent of women gain more weight than scientifically recommended, then struggle to lose it after having babies. […]
Many of us are aware of Pink Ribbon Day and October’s International Breast Cancer Awareness month, yet few people understand the facts which surround breast cancer’s detection and treatment. Whilst breast cancer is relatively common – affecting 1 in 8 women – a false perception exists that treatments are always successful. Every day, […]
They can range from as small as grain of sand to as large as a lychee, are often made of calcium, and can develop from a lack of adequate hydration. What are we talking about? Kidney Stones. Kidney stones, otherwise known by their medical name nephrolithiasis, are crystalline mineral material deposits which collect […]
Did you know that your risk of developing certain cancers can be minimised by changing your lifestyle habits? This month, Healthshare, Bowel Cancer Australia and the John Flynn Colorectal Centre are calling on Australians to look out for the warning signs of bowel cancer. A staggering 1/2 Australians will be diagnosed […]
Did you know that bowel cancer is Australia’s second biggest cancer killer, and yet it remains one of the least discussed? Every year, more than 15,000 Australians are diagnosed with bowel cancer, Australia’s second biggest cancer killer. The disease claims the lives of over 4000 men and women annually which translates to […]
Fake news has received considerable focus in the media over the past several weeks, however for well over a decade doctors and medical professionals have been tackling the spread of online health misinformation and “Dr Google”. Online media and social networking sites have connected us in ways we never would have thought were possible, […]