Tag: Risk factors

Happy New Year! Dr Bradโ€™s Top 9 for 2019

Happy New Year! Dr Brad’s Top 9 for 2019 – Eat a diet high in whole foods and plants, predominantly vegetarian or vegan. Increase consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables. – Include beneficial fats and oils. – Stay hydrated – Drink more water. Aim…

Books are awesome

I love books ๐Ÿ“–. I have my own library of hundreds of books. I have lost count. Books broaden the mind and enlighten the spirit and soul. Todayโ€™s purchases include: ๐Ÿ“– Diseases of the Heart and Circulation by Professor Albert Peel, published in 1947…

FX Medicine Podcast Cardiometabolic Syndrome Part 2

Cardiovascular and metabolic disease account for a large number of deaths in Australians, and we’re not getting any healthier. As clinicians we’re tasked everyday with making therapeutic decisions based on the best available science for a patient’s individual health circumstances. There is an art…

International Coffee Day 2018

International Coffee Day โ˜•๏ธ Coffee has numerous mental and physical health benefits. Coffee should be enjoyed daily with family, friends, or as a time out. Have a time out. Sit back and relax. Enjoy! โ˜•๏ธ๐Ÿ’ซ

Can NAC improve the cardiometabolic profile of women with PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in females of reproductive age. PCOS can be described as a complex endocrine condition and is characterised by polycystic ovaries, anovulation, amenorrhoea, hyperandrogenaemia, hirsutism, acne and infertility. All of these characteristics of PCOS affect…

World Thrombosis Day

Recognised on 13 October, World Thrombosis Day (WTD) (http://www.worldthrombosisday.org/) focuses attention on the often overlooked and misunderstood disease of thrombosis. With hundreds of educational events in countries around the world, World Thrombosis Day and its partners place a global spotlight on thrombosis as an…

Obesity and other noncommunicable disease risk factors are increasing in low- and middle-income countries

Vorster and colleagues assessed the relationship between added sugar intake and noncommunicable disease risk factors in an African cohort study. Added sugars were defined as all monosaccharides and di-saccharides added to foods and beverages during processing, cooking, and at the table. The study was…