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Another yr, another rise in private health insurance premiums

Another yr, another rise in private health insurance premiums

The three.95% build up is the bottom build up in 17 years. At two times the velocity of inflation, that isn’t pronouncing a lot. Australians proceed to flinch at private health insurance premiums, which is able to rise by means of a mean of three.95% this yr. This marks greater …

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Health round-up: Bone well being, healthcare satisfaction and IVF app

Health round-up: Bone well being, healthcare satisfaction and IVF app

A weekly round-up of Australia’s newest healthcare information. Keeping bone marrow younger Researchers have demonstrated that load-bearing actions are the most efficient type of workout for healthy bone marrow. If it’s not stored wholesome, bone marrow can flip from a healthy-reddish color right into a fatty yellow because it ages. …

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Health round-up: Baby brain is actual, obesity in the spotlight and dementia forgotten

Health round-up: Baby brain is actual, obesity in the spotlight and dementia forgotten

A weekly round-up of Australia’s newest healthcare information. There is this kind of factor as child brain A Deakin University study revealed in the Medical Journal of Australia demonstrates that some pregnant women do display measurable charges of decline in quite a lot of cognitive purposes all the way through …

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Anti-sugar crusaders remain committed to sugar tax

Anti-sugar crusaders remain committed to sugar tax

They say the struggle towards sugar shall be gained bit by bit. The struggle towards sugar faces an uphill struggle, however a couple of worthy adversaries remain unrelenting of their assaults. The Australian Medical Association (AMA) is at the leading edge of the struggle, and AMA president Dr Michael Gannon …

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Band-aid solutions aren’t fixing the opioid epidemic

Band-aid solutions aren't fixing the opioid epidemic

Tamper-resistant oxycodone system does little to halt opioid-related emergencies. Tamper-resistant oxycodone formulations aren’t doing a lot to lend a hand the opioid epidemic in Australia consistent with a brand new study by means of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW Sydney. The tamper-resistant model of the …

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Australia’s weight-loss surgery boom could change superannuation rules

Australia's weight-loss surgery boom could change superannuation rules

A surge in programs for weight-loss surgery has government questioning if the rules are too lenient. The collection of licensed programs for the early release of super funds on medical grounds has skyrocketed in recent times, prompting government to study the rules governing the “early release on compassionate grounds” scheme …

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Australia to become the largest medicinal cannabis exporter

Australia to become the largest medicinal cannabis exporter

Will opening the export marketplace lend a hand Aussies get right of entry to medicinal cannabis? The Turnbull Government introduced on four January 2018 that it could permit the exportation of medicinal cannabis, a very powerful step in the building of the medicinal cannabis sector and will have to lend …

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Health round-up: Sunburnt eyes, sleep and new website for those caring for a loved one who is dying

Health round-up: Sunburnt eyes, sleep and new website for those caring for a loved one who is dying

A weekly round-up of Australia’s newest healthcare information. Don’t fail to remember to throw on some sunnies While slip, slop, slap has been the chant for many Aussies during the summer months, Optometry Australia is urging Aussies to stick that jingle’s more moderen model slip, slop, slap, search and slide …

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Senate report into health insurance

Would you be better off with a P2P personal loan from SocietyOne?

“Transparency may assist consumers in being better informed when buying and using their private health insurance.” A Senate report passed down on Tuesday this week says there’s a wish to building up transparency to assist customers in purchasing and the use of their personal health insurance. The report highlights more …

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Smaller health funds beat bigger players on satisfaction

Smaller health funds beat bigger players on satisfaction

But most effective two health funds confirmed enhancements in satisfaction during the last 12 months. Satisfaction with health insurers hit its lowest stage since 2010, in line with the newest analysis from Roy Morgan. Overall satisfaction with personal health funds hit 71% in October, down zero.2% month-on-month and three.four% from …

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