Pharmaceutical company, Abbvie, recently announced the launch of a new symptom screener questionnaire, Dont Turn Your Back on Pain, designed to help those with unresolved chronic back pain discover the possible cause of their discomfort.
The collaboration will focus on research around the early detection and prevention of rheumatoid arthritis – a debilitating auto-immune condition that many of us know all too well!
It doesn’t matter if it is a big event (like a 50th birthday party) or meeting friends in a café - whenever an invitation comes up, or I consider planning something myself, my brain starts firing a long string of questions.
Support groups are great places to meet others with similar health conditions or life challenges. They provide the opportunity to ask the questions you don’t really get to talk to your doctor about – especially the questions about how to live with your condition day in, day out.
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By now, most of you will be aware that we have a new Federal Minister for Health and Sport in Australia. Greg Hunt was appointed to the position after the resignation of Sussan Ley on 18 January 2017 following an expenses scandal.
In the week before Christmas, a decision was made by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) that will have far-reaching effects for many thousands of Australians dealing with pain.
My body is a puzzle. A giant jigsaw puzzle made up of many thousands of tiny pieces – organs, joints, hormones, blood, nerves, muscles, genes, micro-organisms and more. No one else has the same puzzle pieces as me.
In March 2016, the Australian Government unveiled its plans for a new model of care, Health Care Homes, to help...
I have been looking forward to contributing to this site for some time and I have so many ideas for...