Sepsis is the leading cause of death from infection around the world, according to the Australian Sepsis Network. This month marks World Sepsis Day, an awareness-raising campaign for the life-threatening illness.
Every nine minutes someone in Australia has a stroke. Experiencing a stroke can have a debilitating effect on a person’s life. In fact, 65% of people who have a stroke end
What would you do if you were with a friend or family member and their heart stopped beating? A heart attack, cardiac arrest or near drowning can occur suddenly, and every
The latest data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics suggest that only one-third of Australians are eating the recommended number of servings of fruits per day. Fruit should be an
Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a type of diabetes which develops during pregnancy. Most of the time, women will no longer have the condition once the baby has been born; however,
A diagnosis of hypertension indicates that you are suffering from high blood pressure. In Australia, hypertension is the most common condition which affects the circulatory system. This condition is also the