Eat well, lose weight, spend more time with the kids (or grandchildren), take up a new hobby, de-clutter, spend less time on the computer, get fit, quit smoking, cut back on alcohol…does this sound familiar? What decisions for better healthread more..
Some handy tips and advice on being medicine wise over the Christmas holidays. Read more
From 1 January 2016, a number of over-the-counter medications including osteo-paracetamol will be removed from the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. This means vulnerable groups such as pensioners could end up paying three times more for their medication. Last Tuesday, Kate Creedonread more..
Are you 50 years of age or older? Do you have persistent knee pain on most days of the month? Would you be willing to start using a cane daily for 12 weeks? Then the CUBA – Cane for Knee Painread more..
Dr Amy Norman is far from the typical impression of someone with arthritis. The 25-year-old chiropractor had no clue why she struggled to do things like squeeze shampoo out of a bottle to wash her hair, pick up a penread more..
In the morning, a typical teenager might have bacon and eggs with toast or a bowl of cereal with milk, but not Alyssa who will also have up to six different types of drugs with breakfast before going to school.read more..
by Franca Marine, National Policy & Government Relations Manager, Arthritis Australia The advent of biosimilars heralds a new era in biologic therapy for auto-immune forms of arthritis. But government moves to drive the uptake of biosimilars to achieve budget savings have raisedread more..
Advice on how to get enough vitamin D during winter to prevent osteoporosis. Read more
Health Minister Sussan Ley and the Federal Government are pushing to allow chemists to dispense cheaper versions of biologic drugs, despite warnings from consumer groups and pharmacy companies that patient safety could be compromised. Biologic medicines – which use livingread more..
By: admin | 5 June 2015 | Blog
Calling on our members and those with arthritis to contact their local Federal MP to tell them about your arthritis story and how these changes will affect you. Read more