Year: 2020

Staying Fit in Isolation

Whilst we are staying inside our homes, keeping ourselves and our families safe from the COVID-19 pandemic, this also means a lack of exercise and healthy activity. For some, this has proven both physically and mentally challenging. Being in the home environment also offers abundant opportunities to be sedentary. You may be in your activewear, […]

Rise of Cosmetic Surgery in Young People

Cosmetic procedures

It’s never been easy being a teenager, but in this day and age, it’s even more challenging. The perception of beauty in women might always be evolving, but the pressures are still prevalent. Magazines and advertising have long been criticised for upholding unrealistic standards of beauty and success. These days, social media has been linked […]

Does Exercise Prevent Osteoporosis?

Exercising for the Elderly

As we age, it is vital to maintain an exercise routine to improve our overall health. Physical activity is essential when it comes to bone health and preventing osteoporosis. Other benefits include improved muscle strength, better coordination and better mental health. This is particularly important as seniors, especially those in aged care facilities and homes, […]

The Impacts of the Australian Government’s Response to Novel Coronavirus

outbreak in Australia

As the World Health Organisation (WHO) declares Novel Coronavirus a global health emergency, the world is responding to the scale of this epidemic. The Australian Government has acted to prevent the spread of this virus within Australia; however, the response has proven controversial amongst the population. Some believe the Government has failed to act adequately […]