Tag: Risk factors

Happy New Year! All the best for 2021

Happy New Year. 2021. Wishing you all the very best for 2021. Chase your dreams and make them a reality. “Let our New Year’s resolution be this: we will be there for one another as fellow members of humanity, in the finest sense of… Continue Reading “Happy New Year! All the best for 2021”

The clinical utility of the B Vitamins: A snapshot

The B Vitamins are a group of water-soluble vitamins that include thiamine (vitamin B1; active form is thiamine diphosphate), riboflavin (vitamin B2; active form riboflavin-5’-phosphate), niacin (an umbrella term for niacinamide, nicotinamide, nicotinic acid; vitamin B3), pantothenic acid (B5), pyridoxine (vitamin B6; active form… Continue Reading “The clinical utility of the B Vitamins: A snapshot”

Dr Brad has been nominated for the Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) Board

I have been nominated for the Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) Board. Worldwide, Australian complementary medicine products are highly regarded as safe, effective, and of the highest quality. My vision for the direction for the Australian Complementary Medicines Industry is to: Increase public health and… Continue Reading “Dr Brad has been nominated for the Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) Board”

Fellow of Australian Traditional-Medicine Society (ATMS)

Very proud to announce that I am a now a Fellow of Australian Traditional-Medicine Society (ATMS). It is an honour to be recognised.

Mentoring program is currently full

Hi everyone. Currently the mentoring program is full. It’s been a very busy time with mentoring practitioners. The next intake looks to be September, but will keep you updated if any spaces become available.

Sage advice for cognitive improvement

Salvia originates from the Latin word meaning “to heal”. Sage has various uses relating to cognitive function, including improving attention, learning, memory, secondary memory, cognition, and cognitive decline. Other uses of Sage include mood, inflammation, oxidative stress (antioxidant), hypercholesterolaemia, gout, dyspepsia, heartburn, bloating, ulcers,… Continue Reading “Sage advice for cognitive improvement”

Positive vibes

Sending out positive vibes to everyone during this stressful time

Happy New Year! Dr Brad’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… Continue Reading “Happy New Year! Dr Brad’s Top 9 for 2019”

Books are awesome

I love books 📖. I have my own library of hundreds of books. I have lost count. Books broaden the mind and enlighten the spirit and soul. Today’s purchases include: 📖 Diseases of the Heart and Circulation by Professor Albert Peel, published in 1947… Continue Reading “Books are awesome”

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… Continue Reading “FX Medicine Podcast Cardiometabolic Syndrome Part 2”

International Coffee Day 2018

International Coffee Day ☕️ 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! ☕️💫

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… Continue Reading “Can NAC improve the cardiometabolic profile of women with PCOS”

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… Continue Reading “World Thrombosis Day”

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… Continue Reading “Obesity and other noncommunicable disease risk factors are increasing in low- and middle-income countries”