News and Media Releases | Bupa (health)

2018
31
May
2018
Improving Australia's health system through innovation saw some outstanding entries to this year's Telstra Innovation Challenge. Have a look at the winners.  ...
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18
May
2018
Does acupuncture increase the likelihood of a live birth in women undergoing IVF? No, says a new study. ...
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08
May
2018
Aged care gets big boost in a budget also recognising Australians are living longer and want to stay healthy. ...
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07
May
2018
Exercise is one of the best medicines for cancer care & should be part of standard practice to counteract the effects of cancer & its treatment, says Australia’s leading oncology body. ...
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29
March
2018
Deakin University researchers say according to their recent study, only 7 per cent of Australians are considered ‘healthy’, based on their health behaviour score. Find out if you’re one of them. ...
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22
January
2018
Kids Helpline is set to expand its in-school education program thanks to a new major partnership between yourtown - the provider of Kids Helpline - and health and care company Bupa Australia. ...
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18
January
2018
With more hot weather on the way forecast, here's how to look after yourself, families, neighbours and pets. ...
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2017
29
December
2017
A new website launched by LifeCircle and Bupa is breaking the silence around what it's like to care for a loved one who is dying. Time to Share is place where carers discuss the highs and lows of their experiences and share information and advice. ...
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23
December
2017
According to Nutrition Australia, the average Australian puts on between 0.8 - 1.5kgs over the Christmas period, and has trouble losing it, but Bupa Dietitian Rosalyn D'Angelo has a few tricks up her sleeve to 'beat the bulge' this Christmas.  ...
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15
December
2017
An Autism Service Dog whose training was sponsored by the Bupa Pet Insurance team has transformed the life of a young Tweed Heads family. They say the difference labrador Amigo has made is extraordinary. ...
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13
December
2017
Many women who live with endometriosis suffer in silence but it’s hoped a new National Action Plan, including $160,000 for endometriosis research, could make a big difference.  ...
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12
December
2017
Almost 40% of cancer deaths could have been prevented by changes to a person's lifestyle according to analysis of cancer mortality statistics. ...
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01
December
2017
With heavy rains and flooding predicted in Victoria and south-eastern Australia, here a few things you can do to take care. ...
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22
November
2017
A new pilot palliative care program is giving choice to people with terminal illness, over how they spend their last months of life.  ...
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20
November
2017
People with allergies and asthma are warned to be on high alert with extreme pollen levels forecast in Melbourne for Monday (20/11), Wednesday (22/11) and Thursday (23/11). ...
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20
November
2017
Scientists have come up with a new approach to tackling the nation’s poor nutrition with the CSIRO's VegEze app which turns eating vegetables into a challenge. ...
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13
November
2017
If we don’t act on the inappropriate use of antibiotics we might face a world without effective treatments to serious and deadly infections, writes Bupa's Dr Kate Haggar. ...
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13
November
2017
The chief medical officers of some of the world's biggest employers are urging people to change their attitude towards antibiotics as common treatments become less effective. ...
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08
November
2017
Bupa says people with stable heart disease should have conversations with their doctor before jumping to conclusions about stents after reports questioned their widespread use. ...
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30
October
2017
From December 1st, women will no longer be advised to have Pap tests every two years. Instead, new cervical cancer screening recommendations involve a new type of test, every five years. ...
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15
September
2017
Senior clinicians are urging people not to jump to conclusions about the effects of caesarean births on children later in life, following claims made in a study by Melbourne University researchers. ...
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14
September
2017
A lack of consistency in diagnosing autism spectrum disorder continues to frustrate worried families. In some cases a diagnosis can take years, delaying treatment and therapy. But it’s hoped new national guidelines could change that. ...
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01
September
2017
Dr Dwayne Crombie, Managing Director Bupa Health Insurance, says while we have a great health system in Australian, it's time to look at prevention and innovative reforms to make sure it stays that way. ...
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01
September
2017
Former federal health ministers, top healthcare professionals and Bupa's senior leadership discuss what the future of Australia's health care system will look like. ...
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24
August
2017
When diagnostic technology pairs with professional healthcare expertise, we could make a big difference to people’s health, says Dr Paul Bates, Chief Medical Officer, Bupa Australia & New Zealand. ...
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17
August
2017
Melbourne researchers have made a breakthrough in the search for a cure for peanut allergies with a new potential treatment found to have long lasting results. ...
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05
July
2017
Bupa dietician Gemma Cosgriff spoke with 9 News about how mega portion sizes are feeding the obesity problem. ...
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