‘Painless’ Glucose Monitors: Do They Help Patients With Diabetes?

In the nation’s battle against the diabetes epidemic, the go-to weapon being aggressively promoted to patients is as small as a quarter and worn on the belly or arm. A continuous glucose monitor holds a tiny sensor that’s inserted just under the skin, alleviating the need for patients to prick their fingers every day to check blood sugar. The monitor […]

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Small negative lifestyle changes during COVID-19 lockdown could accumulate, say researchers

An interesting new study by researchers in Australia, which has been published in the journal PLOS ONE, suggests that lifestyle changes due to pandemic restrictions on outdoor mobility have been small. But they warn that these may accumulate over time. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by the rapid and extensive spread of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus […]

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Active lifestyle associated with lower risk of death from a heart attack

An active lifestyle is linked with a lower chance of dying immediately from a heart attack, according to a study published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Heart disease is the leading cause of death globally and prevention is a major public health priority. The beneficial impact of physical […]

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Prexum

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. PREXUM® perindopril (pronounced per-in-do-pril) Consumer Medicine Information WHAT IS IN THIS LEAFLET This leaflet answers some common questions about PREXUM. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. If you get any side […]

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Humalog U200

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. HUMALOG® U200 KwikPen Insulin Lispro (rbe) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet is designed to provide you with answers to some common questions about this medicine. It does not contain all the available information and does not take the place of talking with […]

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Blooms The Chemist Ezetimibe

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. BLOOMS THE CHEMIST Ezetimibe Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about this medicine. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All medicines have risks and […]

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Urban parks boost happiness and lead to improvement in life satisfaction: Study

The study, published in International Journal of Environmental Health Research, states spending just 20 minutes in contact with urban park can help you cut stress, mental fatigue and boost life satisfaction. Spending 20 minutes in an urban park will make someone happier regardless of whether they engage in exercise during the visit, a study has found. According to the study, […]

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