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Mask anxiety in radiation therapy research helps cancer patients face down treatment fears

For PA Hospital Cancer Services patients like Debra McKenzie, wearing a thermoplastic face mask during radiation therapy is often a stressful part of the cancer treatment journey.

Dr Batten awarded prestigious Churchill Fellowship to support amputee recovery

PA Hospital’s lead amputee rehabilitation physiotherapist of 17 years, Dr Heather Batten, has been awarded Queensland’s only health-focused Churchill Fellowship to support people with lower limb amputation to make a successful transition from hospital to home.

No benefit from drug used to reduce heart disease in kidney patients

The CKD-IMPROVE clinical trial, the largest of its kind spanning seven years, has found that lanthanum carbonate does not reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic kidney disease.

Love your heart with EVOO

Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) lovers rejoice – science says your favourite cooking ingredient is also good for your heart!

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Last updated 13 October 2020
Last reviewed 23 September 2020