Health

18 BODYBUILDERS WHO WENT TOO FAR AND PAID FOR IT

EDITED BY KALAHAN DENG Pretty much everybody wants to look good and be happy with their body. The concept of what ‘looks good’ is always changing and evolving and that’s why we see so many diet programs and weight loss program information being littered onto the television and the internet. Throughout the past hundred years or so, however, there has ...

Greens combat Mental Health with a $1.4 billion plan

Exclusive to The Middle East Online Edited by Nelly Tawil The Greens have announced a $1.4 billion “vision” for mental health services in Australia, including mental health nurses, rural mental health, anti-stigma programs and a new national suicide campaign. The four-year strategy is set to be launched on Monday in Melbourne by Senator Janet Rice, Greens mental health spokesman, the ...

Dying for gold: South Africa’s biggest ever class action lawsuit gets go ahead

EDITED BY KALAHAN DENG The most striking thing about Joseph Mothibedi is his voice — it is raspy, a metallic whisper. It’s the sound of a man slowly dying. His thin fingers trembling, Mothibedi leans over his simple hot plate and puts a tea kettle on the boil. The 58-year-old former gold miner looks reduced in his old blue work ...

PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES WITH COMPASSIONATE HEARTS TOWARDS OTHERS

WRITTEN BY EDITOR KALAHAN DENG Many of us feel with deep compassion when hearing or meeting a child with terminal illness such as canner, especially when you are a parent or a family member of the child.But some professional athletes like NBA Player called MARCUS SMART went beyond what we could imagine.SO, who is MARCUS ? he’s known as Game ...

Australian Children rank low in Health and Education

Edited by Nelly T. A new UNICEF report titled the ‘Fairness of Children’ was released in Thursday revealing Australia ranked 27th out of 35 in health equality outcomes among OECD countries and 24th our of 37th in education equality results. Australia is failing to give all children the best start in life said Mega Mitchell National Children’s Commissioner. “UNICEF’s report ...

WHO: Investment in Health care leads to Better Economy

Edited by Nelly T. According to a study released on Tuesday by WHO shows the better treatment of anxiety and depression costs the global economy $A1.3 trillion a year. The study estimates for the first time both the health and the economic benefits of spending more on treating the most common forms of mental illness. The study suggests that every ...

Health Warning issued in Sydney

Edited by Nelly T. A warning has been issued by NSW Health after four people were diagnosed with the measles virus in the past week. On March 29 two travellers on flights from Cairns to Sydney Airport were found. March 30 brought more cases when 2 young children arrived in Sydney from India, it’s possible that these two are infectious. ...

Treasurer says Turnbull called the States’ bluff

Edited by Nelly. T While the Prime Ministers ‘big idea’ may have died a humiliating death the issue of paying for education and health is still alive. Turnbull argues that after rebuffing his proposal the states can no longer plausibly ask the federal government to raise the GST or Medicare levy. Treasurer Scott Morrison claims it was the Prime Minister’s ...

The World needs a bigger belt

Edited by Nelly T. Studies of the trends of adult body-mass catalogued in 200 countries over the last 40 years reveal that the amount of overweight people in the world now outnumber the underweight people.   Concurring with a significant study available in the medical journal Lancet, the percentage of obese men has now tripled (3.2% to 10.8%) and obese ...

Turnbull reveals changes to health system

Edited by Nelly T. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull boasts that the ‘Healthier Medicare’ package will be one of the biggest health system reforms in 30 years. The health reforms will be put to leaders of the states and territories on Friday at the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) meeting. The ‘Healthier Medicare’ package is a response from the government to ...