• Don’t waste antibiotics on  colds and flus

    Don’t waste antibiotics on colds and flus

    Don’t waste antibioitcs on colds and flus   You may have seen the billboard ads urging us to join the fight against antibiotic resistance. This is a campaign from the National Prescribing Sevice (NPS) to reduce our use of antibiotics n Australia, which is currently amongst the highest in the world.   It’s hard to

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  • Dementia is not inevitable

    Dementia is not inevitable

    The numbers of people living with dementia doubles every year. As we live longer we expect our bodies to age, but dementia is not a normal part of ageing. It affects the ability to perform every day activities by reducing the capacity of the brain for memory, thinking and normal behaviour. It is the most

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  • Do you Snore? Are you Tired?

    Do you Snore? Are you Tired?

    Sleep apnoea affects 25% of Australian men and 9% of Australian women. The most common form is called obstructive sleep apnoea, where your airway is blocked for 10 seconds to several minutes during sleep. Your brain runs low on oxygen and so triggers the body to wake up briefly, just long enough to start breathing

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