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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

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.

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.


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

Professor Ken Ho

Peptides a cancer relapse risk, says PAH endocrinology expert

Australia's pre-eminent expert on human growth hormone, Princess Alexandra Hospital's Professor Ken Ho, warns of the link between peptides which are a human growth hormone and the acceler

Bowel cancer screening kit

Bowel cancer screening essential for adults over 50

The National Bowel Cancer Screening Program is encouraging men and women turning 50, 55, 60 or 65 to participate in bowel cancer screening as part of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month in June.

Dietitian Dr Katrina Campbell

PAH young achiever wins top nutrition award

Princess Alexandra Hospital dietitian Dr Katrina Campbell has been honoured with a national award by the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) less than 10 years after graduating from