Articles tagged with 'health' | Bupa HI

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2020
15
December
2020
| 10:41 Australia/Melbourne
In a year that has demonstrated the global impact of the work health and medical researchers, Dr Jin Han of The Black Dog Institute has been named the 2020 Bupa Health Foundation Emerging Health Researcher. ...
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06
October
2020
| 10:42 Australia/Melbourne
END RHD has endorsed a strategy to eliminate Rheumatic Heart Disease from Australia by 2031. Bupa supports END RHD as part of our vision for reconciliation to see health equality for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. ...
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10
September
2020
| 12:48 Australia/Melbourne
COVID-19 has presented multiple challenges to Australia’s collective mental health with many people experiencing stress associated with health, finances and physical isolation over the past 6 months. ...
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19
June
2020
| 11:19 Australia/Melbourne
More than 120 vendors of The Big Issue magazine around Australia will receive a free flu vaccination this month to help keep them well over winter thanks to Bupa. ...
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18
May
2020
| 10:48 Australia/Melbourne
We know that embracing and celebrating diversity is a great way to create an environment where our people feel welcomed and love to work. ...
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13
February
2020
| 09:40 Australia/Melbourne
Bupa has announced the recipient of the 2020 Dr. Evelyn Scott Scholarship as Trenae Jia; a Cairns resident of the Yidinji, Kuku Yalanji and Badu Island people.  ...
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22
January
2020
| 11:00 Australia/Melbourne
Australia’s largest health insurer, Bupa, has donated $20,000 to the University of Western Australia who will offer two new scholarships that are currently open for applications from Australian students. ...
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2019
12
December
2019
| 08:55 Australia/Melbourne
For couples in Australia, Summer is “Engagement Season” with research revealing December to February are the most popular months of the year for engagements. ...
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05
December
2019
| 13:39 Australia/Melbourne
Bupa teams up with online mental health provider THIS WAY UP, empowering more individuals to take action towards regaining their mental health. ...
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02
December
2019
| 14:30 Australia/Melbourne
A simple text message after a person has a healthcare appointment is now helping demonstrate the value of health insurance in real time for Bupa customers. ...
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27
November
2019
| 10:52 Australia/Melbourne
Of the 630,000 Australians living with diabetes, around half are at risk of vision loss or blindness because they’re not getting their eyes tested.  ...
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25
November
2019
| 12:01 Australia/Melbourne
Australian medical research is in danger of becoming non-competitive on a global stage when it comes to sex and gender analysis, according to a consortium of leading universities and research institutions writing in the Medical Journal of Australia t...
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22
October
2019
| 16:33 Australia/Melbourne
Supported by the Bupa Health Foundation, the University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre will lead a youth-focused technology-driven health services research project, entitled Best Care, First Time. ...
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15
October
2019
| 11:24 Australia/Melbourne
A world first study involving 12,204 participants from 175 countries has found that international students may be at a higher risk of developing a mental illness before they come to Australia to study. A new report from Bupa makes six key recommendat...
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29
August
2019
| 08:19 Australia/Melbourne
Men’s health researcher Dr Myles Young has been announced as the winner of the 2019 Bupa Health Foundation Emerging Health Researcher for his work to improve the mental and physical health of men. ...
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26
August
2019
| 11:50 Australia/Melbourne
Melbourne Vixens netballers have revealed one of their secrets to success – a carefully curated playlist. They say the right music can have a powerful impact on energy, motivation, anxiety and performance, and researchers agree. Find the Vixens’ favo...
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26
August
2019
| 10:43 Australia/Melbourne
Five early-career health researchers have been named finalists for Bupa Health Foundation’s annual Emerging Health Researcher Award for 2019. ...
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16
August
2019
| 22:39 Australia/Melbourne
We take a look at some of the greatest lessons we've learnt from one of Australia’s favourite football sons, Jarryd Roughead. He's announced his retirement after 15 years with the Hawthorn Football Club. ...
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13
August
2019
| 11:59 Australia/Melbourne
Mental illness is on the rise for young Australians according to a new report, and Bupa Mental Health and Wellbeing Innovator Professor Jane Burns says that if we want to improve the nation's mental health, it’s time to think beyond awareness campaig...
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30
July
2019
| 12:52 Australia/Melbourne
Feeling tired? A new study has found almost a third of Australians get only one good night’s sleep a week and health professionals warn the consequences could be life threatening. ...
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22
July
2019
| 11:35 Australia/Melbourne
With the use of electronic cigarettes and vaping on the rise, health authorities warn people not to be fooled into thinking they're a "healthy" alternative. ...
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22
July
2019
| 09:21 Australia/Melbourne
A Bupa physiotherapist has warned mobile phone addiction could be causing people lasting damage, and explains how poor tech posture can be like having an 8 year old child sitting on your neck.  ...
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19
July
2019
| 15:56 Australia/Melbourne
A mental health expert has praised Instagram’s decision to trial the removal of the tally of ‘likes’ on posts, following a major shake up to the way users engage on the platform. ...
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03
July
2019
| 08:45 Australia/Melbourne
As Australia’s flu season gets off to a deadly start, Big Issue vendors around the country have rolled up their sleeves to receive a free flu vaccination donated by Bupa. One of them, Mark, shares his story. ...
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17
June
2019
| 17:49 Australia/Melbourne
A new online community helping people over 55 make friends is exploding in popularity, thanks to a mother and son who were concerned about the loneliness epidemic. They’ve also created a new app to help people let their loved ones know they’re OK.  ...
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30
May
2019
| 09:40 Australia/Melbourne
A new player is helping to answer Australia’s most ‘googled’ health queries, with Bupa launching Health Link. The website has been designed to provide people with the health information they’re looking for and connect them to tools, services and supp...
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27
May
2019
| 14:23 Australia/Melbourne
From high-powered executives to frontline health professionals and construction workers, there’s one sweet incentive getting Australian workers prepared for flu season - lollipops. But, it appears not all flavours are considered equal. ...
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14
May
2019
| 13:58 Australia/Melbourne
Housing stability in the first 1000 days of a child’s development has a potential economic benefit of $3 billion annually, according to new research from PwC and the Strong Foundation. ...
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26
April
2019
| 13:15 Australia/Melbourne
For the first time, the World Health Organisation has released guidelines on screen time, physical activity and sleep for children under five, saying it's time to bring back a focus on playing. Amongst the recommendations, no screen time for toddlers...
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01
April
2019
| 17:15 Australia/Melbourne
Melbourne rapper Bruce Edmonds Junior, better known as "MC Junior", was told he'd never walk again - let alone get back on the stage - when he experienced a severe stroke in 2014. 5 years on, not only is he walking, he's returned to doing the one ...
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