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What’s the best way to handle obesity?

The way general practitioners address obesity in patients has been heavily discussed at the last National Obesity Forum in Sydney last month. Although the Department of Health doesn’t directly classify it as a chronic disease, obesity ticks all the boxes to be...

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How to be one step ahead of diabetes

Diabetes is becoming the disease of the century, slowly but surely spreading in all corners of the world. In Australia alone it’s estimated that 280 people develop diabetes each day. The impact of diabetes is felt not only in the health sphere but the financial one as...

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Alzheimer : every second matters!

Alzheimer is a tragic occurrence and it’s becoming more frequent every day. There is no known cure and the alarming fact is that there are more than 413,106 Australians affected. The financial implications Alzheimer has are significant in Australia, expected to grow...

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Flu Vaccines 2017 coming Mid April

Influenza can be avoided using vaccination as the best protection against it. Especially for children under five, patients suffering with chronic illness and pregnant ladies, this is a something that shouldn’t be ignored. The 2017 National Immunisation Program...

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We have PATIENT SELF CHECK-IN

Wamuran Doctors has listened to your feedback regarding repeating your private information over and over again when checking in.  As solution to this we have introduced the patient self check-in ipad at reception. No more repeating personal...

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Cole Miller death: Brisbane

Wamuran Doctors asks that all staff and patients wear green today in support and memory of Cole Miller.  The continuation of ONE PUNCH KILLS is sickening and we must as a community take a stand and be united in the fight against ONE PUNCH KILLS.  The legal fraternity...

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Our female doctors treat Vaginal Prolapse

What is Vaginal Prolapse? Vaginal prolapse is a common condition where the bladder, uterus and or bowel protrudes into the vagina. This can cause symptoms such as a sensation of a vaginal lump, constipation, difficulty emptying the bowel or bladder or problems with...

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Understanding Melanoma

What is melanoma? Melanoma is a form of cancer that develops in the skin’s pigment cells (melanocytes). Melanocytes produce melanin to help protect the skin from ultraviolet (UV) radiation i.e. sunlight. When melanocyte cells aggregate together in the skin during...

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One in three may develop dementia: study

One in three people born in the UK this year will develop dementia, according to new figures. The Alzheimer’s Research UK charity warned of a ‘looming national health crisis’ as the population ages.It called for greater efforts across the globe to...

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How to eat less without actually dieting

ON A daily basis we are inundated with differing messages about diet and weight and while we lap it up, rarely do we walk away with useful strategies that we can implement long term for lasting results. So this article is not about the latest and greatest of diets or...

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PELVIC FLOOR TRAINING FOR POSTNATAL WOMEN

The Continence Foundation of Australia have produced a fact sheet for women who experience leaking after childbirth. The document explains why leaking occurs and how to train pelvic floor muscles to reduce occurrence. Here are some training steps to share with your...

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What happens to your body when you use ICE

by Nicola Garrett Ice has been called the most dangerous and destructive drug of our time. But what exactly does it do to your body? Ice, along with speed and base, is a form of the potent stimulant drug methamphetamine. Also referred to as shabu, crystal, crystal...

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Health experts warn of severe flu season

Australia is headed for a severe ‘flu season with doctors advising people take precautions to protect themselves from getting sick and spreading the virus. Experts are warning Australia is headed for a severe ‘flu season and say this may be due to delays...

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