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A Small Increase In Fitness Levels Can Cut Heart Attack Risk

A study has revealed that poor cardiorespiratory fitness can increase future heart risk attack, even if not having any current lifestyle illness symptoms. The cardiorespiratory fitness of 4527 women and men was measured over a 2 year period. All participants were cancer, cardiovascular disease, or hypertensive free, and the majority of them were considered as… Read More »

Hearing Loss Can Increase Your Risk Of Depression

Research has discovered that older people with age-related hearing loss experienced more depressive symptoms; the more the hearing loss, the more the risk of having symptoms of depression. The results indicate that treating age-related hearing loss, an under recognized and under treated condition among all older people, could be one method to help prevent late-life… Read More »

Slight increase in GP bulk billing rate

More Australians are visiting their doctor for free, according to Australian government statistics, which show a slight increase in the country’s GP bulk billing rate. The GP bulk billing rate rose by 0.2 per cent for the September quarter, bringing the overall rate to 86.1 per cent, health minister Greg Hunt said on Friday. Mr… Read More »