body & soul

BODY & SOUL

The mind shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s wisdom; the heart, in proportion to one’s courage; and the soul, in proportion to one’s love.

In many countries the coronavirus pandemic is accelerating, not slowing

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A mass grave in Manaus, Brazil. The country now has the second-most coronavirus cases and deaths in the world.  Sandro Pereira/Fotoarena/Sipa USA Around the world,...

Breakthrough discovery to transform prostate cancer treatment

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https://youtu.be/tI5aqXOFV8E A novel formulation of the prostate cancer drug abiraterone acetate – currently marketed as Zytiga - will dramatically improve the quality of life for...

Employers, schools, take note. Coronavirus ‘clearance certificates’ are a waste of...

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Image: Shuttlestock Last week, my two-year-old niece was sent home from daycare for having a runny nose – a sin that would otherwise be commonplace...

10 Nutrients to Look for in a Multivitamin

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Take a trip down aisles of your favourite supermarket and you’re sure to see the hordes of nutritional supplements fighting tooth and nail for...

Starvation Detox Diets: All You Want to Know

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Do you think starvation detox diet really work to remove toxins and help you to lose weight? Yes and no; but mostly no. In...

Young finding the ‘new normal’ after stroke

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Stroke Foundation is thrilled to launch an exciting new project to help working-age Australians find their 'new normal' after stroke. The Stroke Foundation Young Stroke...

A Guide to maintaining a healthy lifestyle during the Covid-19 pandemic

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COVID-19 has changed our daily routines and our social life. According to HWO, we need to practice prevention measures in our everyday life to...

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2020

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Relationships Australia – working with families to negotiate the complex issues related to ageing and to reduce incidence of the abuse of older people...

Should I wear a mask on public transport?

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Image: Shuttlestock As restrictions ease, many Australians will be wondering if it’s worth wearing a mask on the bus, train or tram to reduce their...

Love lockdown: the pandemic has put pressure on many relationships, but...

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Picture: Shuttlestock Life in lockdown has been tough on many relationships. But negotiating the transition back to “normal” as restrictions continue to lift could also...
in many countries the coronavirus pandemic is accelerating, not slowing
A mass grave in Manaus, Brazil. The country now has the second-most coronavirus cases and deaths in the world.  Sandro Pereira/Fotoarena/Sipa USA Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating. While some countries such as Australia and New Zealand have managed to flatten the curve, in many other parts of the...
breakthrough discovery to transform prostate cancer treatment
https://youtu.be/tI5aqXOFV8E A novel formulation of the prostate cancer drug abiraterone acetate – currently marketed as Zytiga - will dramatically improve the quality of life for people suffering from prostate cancer, as pre-clinical trials by the University of South Australia show the new formulation improves the drug's effectiveness by 40 per...
employers, schools, take note. coronavirus ‘clearance certificates’ are a waste of everybody’s time
Image: Shuttlestock Last week, my two-year-old niece was sent home from daycare for having a runny nose – a sin that would otherwise be commonplace on a windy winter’s day. The daycare centre instructed my sister she would need to produce a medical certificate “clearing” my niece of COVID-19 before she...
10 nutrients to look for in a multivitamin
Take a trip down aisles of your favourite supermarket and you’re sure to see the hordes of nutritional supplements fighting tooth and nail for your attention. Some come in fun shapes. Some are tasty and gummy (and probably spiked with sugar). And some promise all the nutrients you need...
starvation detox diets: all you want to know
Do you think starvation detox diet really work to remove toxins and help you to lose weight? Yes and no; but mostly no. In short, this type of starvation diets won't get you anywhere for the long term. You can lose some weight and fats, but as you will read...
stroke innovation paves the way for covid-19 clinical guidelines
Stroke Foundation is thrilled to launch an exciting new project to help working-age Australians find their 'new normal' after stroke. The Stroke Foundation Young Stroke Project, funded by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), will meet the unique information needs of working-age stroke survivors, their partners, families, friends and employers and...
a guide to maintaining a healthy lifestyle during the covid-19 pandemic
COVID-19 has changed our daily routines and our social life. According to HWO, we need to practice prevention measures in our everyday life to stay healthy. It is essential to know about some healthy lifestyle tips so that they can only benefit us and our health. So be sure to...
world elder abuse awareness day 2020
Relationships Australia – working with families to negotiate the complex issues related to ageing and to reduce incidence of the abuse of older people across Australia. Monday 15 June is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, providing an opportunity for communities globally to advocate for those affected by abuse of older...
should i wear a mask on public transport?
Image: Shuttlestock As restrictions ease, many Australians will be wondering if it’s worth wearing a mask on the bus, train or tram to reduce their risk of being infected with coronavirus. When Deputy Chief Medical Officer Nick Coatsworth was asked about this earlier this week, he said: If you are a vulnerable person...
love lockdown: the pandemic has put pressure on many relationships, but here’s how to tell if yours will survive
Picture: Shuttlestock Life in lockdown has been tough on many relationships. But negotiating the transition back to “normal” as restrictions continue to lift could also be a challenge for couples. So what are some of the key factors that affect how relationships fare during such times? To answer this, I’m going to...
plates, cups and takeaway containers shape what (and how) we eat
Image: Shuttlestock Home cooks have been trying out their skills during isolation. But the way food tastes depends on more than your ability to follow a recipe. Our surroundings, the people we share food with and the design of our tableware – our cups, bowls and plates, cutlery and containers – affect the way we...