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Hospitals meeting national benchmarks

Metro South Health hospitals are exceeding national norms when it comes to patient care.

Cardiac surgeons

PA Hospital performs 10,000th cardiothoracic surgery

The Cardiothoracic Surgery Unit at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) is keeping hearts pumping across Southern Queensland, performing the 10,000th cardiac operation on 21 November.

Heart monitor diagram

A pulse check could be a rain-check on stroke

Cardiologist Dr Gerald Kaye is encouraging everyone to ‘Know your Pulse’ so that preventable strokes can be avoided – particularly in people over 50.

PAH named the National Look Good Feel Better location of the year for 2012

PA Hospital was awarded the national winner of the Look Good Feel Better location of the year out of 180 venues at the annual gala event in Sydney. 

Qld Multicultural Week: Not lost in translation at PA Hospital

The Princess Alexandra Hospital catchment area has the largest proportion of people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds in Queensland.

Symposium to hear patient's journey through brain injury rehab

Four years ago, Brisbane GP Dr Michelle Owens’ world changed when a horrific car accident near Beaudesert left her unconscious with multiple fractures and a brain injury that would see he

Bathroom scales

The science of why is it so hard to lose weight

With so many of us asking the question: ‘Why is it so hard to lose weight?’ it’s no wonder the weight loss industry is a billion dollar industry in Australia and in the developed world.

Grass

Is sensitivity to grass pollen reducing our performance?

Hay fever isn’t a disease associated with high mortality, but over three million (15-20 per cent) of Australians suffer with hay fever; struggling through the haze and functioning with re

15 years of research at PA Hospital

Patients have always been at the centre of research at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) – making the outcomes of research milestones more relevant at the bedside.

Can we fight fat with fat instead of exercise?

Many of us are a little too familiar with the term ‘battle of the bulge’, but new Queensland research is looking at how brown fat stores in our body might hold the key to staying slim.

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