How to talk about mental health in the workplace

Having a job that you enjoy and find fulfilling can have a hugely positive impact on your personal life. On the other hand, if you dread going to work, you’re constantly stressed and feel that you have little support, your job can take a huge mental toll. According to...

Fighting cancer with humanity and innovative research

In 70 years, the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre has grown from a modest one room operation into a world renowned cancer research, education and treatment centre, recognised for pioneering scientific breakthroughs and highly developed industry collaborations. The Centre...

An app to empower cancer patients and caregivers

Australian oncologists have designed an app which harnesses smartphone technology to help patients fight cancer by tracking their symptoms, emotions and appointments, and keeping them connected to family, friends and a global community. As young oncologists working in...

Progress towards a paralysis cure

THE riding accident that paralysed Christopher Reeve not only left him with enormous physical barriers but also entailed the loss of simple freedoms. Reeve, who was paralysed below the neck after falling from a horse in 1995, needed a ventilator to help him breathe...

Hormone helps revive intimacy

“OH no, he’s in need.” It was something that Lucy McCotter and her friends all quietly agreed they dreaded: the advances of their husbands. “Most of my friends in that menopausal age bracket make jokes about thinking of England and thinking of...