Archive for the Medicine Category

Treatment for people with type 2 diabetes just got cheaper and less intrusive with a once-a-week injection now on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). (more…)

The workshop on Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management Program held in Blacktown was a huge success. The sponsoring agencies for this program were the Connecting Care Services, Western Sydney Local Health District, Health and Education Department of the Blacktown Hospital whose Manager is Joanne Medlin. The facilitators who conducted the workshop were Dr. Julie Nunez, OAM and this writer. (more…)

This surgical technique allows for a less invasive approach to a number of procedures. Laparoscopy is a less invasive way of performing surgery to diagnose or treat a variety of medical conditions. (more…)

Warning to those who like to eat raw beef.

A man suffering from stomach pain was found have a 20ft tapeworm inside his small intestine. (more…)

BIMINI, The Bahamas — Medical specialists based here are conducting extensive research and experiments on the case of an ailing Philippine senator who apparently sprang back to good health after being sprung from jail by the Philippines’ Supreme Court. (more…)