When coronavirus cases started rising rapidly across the world, the demand for medical gloves skyrocketed. That’s because public health experts recommended these gloves for the fight against COVID-19. Unfortunately, the use of surgical gloves might have done more harm than good. Most people didn’t realise that gloves don’t protect them from catching the virus. They...
Elderly depression, also known as geriatric depression is a condition that is affecting millions of senior citizens across the world. Here in Australia, statistics show that the condition has risen tremendously over the last few years. In fact, 2017 research by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)shows that 1 in 7 people aged...
Dementia is not a specific disease but a general term used to describe a wide range of symptoms of memory loss. In most cases, it caused by damages of diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia is a condition caused by the degeneration of brain cells or what’s referred to as neuro-degeneration. It affects the health...
There are a number of factors that increase the risks of developing diabetes. However, it is important to mention that the cause of diabetes remains unknown. But lifestyles are one of the biggest risk factors.
As we get older, a lot of changes happens in our lives. One of them is our lifestyle. We no longer have the youthful energy and things like constant maintenance of our homes becomes much like hard work.
Knowing how to perform first aid can help a lot, especially with life-threatening conditions. There are situations where first aid means life and death.
Diabetes is one of the lifestyle diseases that is affecting millions of people across the world. The disease can strike anyone, any walk of life.
There are many warning signs that can help you notice changes in your drinking habits and realise that you are slowly turning into an alcoholic.
Commonly referred to as dysthymia, chronic depression is the persistence of depressive symptoms for a long period. It may be for some years, but a minimum of two years.
There are many forms of addictions ranging from substance abuse, porn, gambling, sex, work, electronic gadgets amongst others. What’s worrying is that the problem of addiction in Australia is on the rise.