News and Media Releases | Bupa (health)

2018
05
December
2018
Congratulations to Dr Jennifer Huynh, Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute (ONJCRI) who has won the 2018 Bupa Health Foundation Emerging Health Researcher Award for her research focused on identifying new therapies for colorectal cancer using...
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November
2018
Four early-career researchers have received national recognition for their innovative work and commitment to improving the health of Australians and the health system. ...
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26
November
2018
Kids Helpline last week responded to its 8 millionth request for help from a young person in Australia. ...
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18
November
2018
Obesity has now overtaken smoking as the major preventable cause of disease burden in Australia. This demonstrates the great success we’ve had at reducing smoking levels but now an even greater challenge emerges. ...
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16
November
2018
Antibiotic awareness week (November 12–18) is an annual, global event that aims to raise awareness and understanding about antibiotic resistance. ...
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14
November
2018
Bupa's Dr Dwayne Crombie, Managing Director Health Insurance and Cindy Shay, Director of Health Partnerships share their stories on living with diabetes and the habits they have had to change. ...
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13
November
2018
What is antibiotic resistance? Why is it a problem and how is it caused? Nirasha Parsotam, Pharmacist and Bupa’s Head of Healthcare System Strategy and Integration explains all of this and what you can do to help. ...
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02
November
2018
There has been a significant breakthrough in spinal cord injury research, with a new electrical stimulation technique helping people with paraplegia walk again. ...
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26
October
2018
Bupa is excited to announce the winners of this year’s Bupa Blog Awards. Congratulations to A Stylish Moment, Life of Pikelet, Nourish Naturally, The Little Mumma,  and Mumma Love. ...
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21
September
2018
Accredited practicing dietitian, Rosalyn D’Angelo answers the most common question she gets asked as a dietitian at this time of the year - ‘how do I shed the winter weight?’ ...
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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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