Cervical cancer is a surprisingly common disease; in fact, it’s estimated that almost 1,000 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer over the next year, with 250 of those cases resulting in death. While survival rates are still encouragingly high – 72% of women with cervical cancer will survive for at least five years after … Continue reading Why Cervical Cancer Is More Common Than EverRead More..
When you think of the word “menopause,” what image instantly comes to mind? If you pictured a woman in her 40s or 50s, it may be time for an update. More research is suggesting that men go through their own version of menopause, with a host of symptoms that can make it difficult for them … Continue reading Does Male Menopause Exist? The Answer May Surprise You!Read More..
Winter is coming – and that means flu season is about to arrive on our coasts. If you’re like most Australians, you might be more focused on bundling up against the upcoming cold; however, it’s more important than ever to get your flu shots in preparation for those long winter months. Flu shots offer serious … Continue reading Preparing for Flu Season in AustraliaRead More..
If menopause is on your horizon, you may already be anticipating the arrival of hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, and the disappearance of your menstrual cycle. However, there are several other side effectives to your health as you near menopause – many of which may make you more susceptible to osteoporosis, heart disease, and … Continue reading Safeguard Your Health As You Near MenopauseRead More..
By now, you know how important it is to check yourself for signs of skin cancer. With Australia seeing an increase in melanoma cases (in fact, 30 people in the country are diagnosed with skin cancer every day), it’s never been more critical to stay on top of the biggest indicators for skin cancer, including … Continue reading What To Look for in a Full Body Skin CheckRead More..
If you have a job that requires you to work outside, there’s no denying it comes with tons of benefits. Whilst your friends and family members are stuck at office cubicles, you’re soaking up the sunshine. When colleagues comment on how they feel like they never see the sun during the winter, you just smile … Continue reading Skin Cancer and Your Occupation: Understand Your RisksRead More..
When it comes to taking care of your skin, you know to check for new moles, moles that change size or color, and skin lesions. But did you know that there are certain types of melanoma symptoms that can be tricky to spot? Not all melanoma looks the same. While we’ve been taught to look … Continue reading Why Certain Melanoma Can Be Tricky to SpotRead More..
Skin cancer is on the rise all around the world; in fact, a recent study by an American non-profit showed that cases of melanoma have risen over 800 percent in women ages 18 to 39, while rates for men are at 400 percent. To help combat the rising tides of melanoma, it’s more important than … Continue reading Why You Need to Give Yourself Skin Cancer Self-ExaminationsRead More..
Ever wish you had a time machine – the kind that could take you back to those golden years where your skin was firmer and smoother? While we’re waiting for that time machine technology, there are a number of treatments designed to help you unlock your youthful appearance again. Perhaps the most unique and powerful … Continue reading How Does PRP Therapy Work?Read More..
By now, most people know the importance of applying sunscreen, staying out of tanning booths, and taking care of one’s skin. But despite increasing pushes for awareness from skincare experts and government initiatives alike, the skin cancer melanoma is still on the rise – and it’s an epidemic within the younger generations. In an alarming … Continue reading Must-Read: The Rise of Melanoma in Young PeopleRead More..