Tag Archives: Medical

Queensland Ambulance Service launches digital system for medical emergencies

Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) has rolled out a digital system that aims to give paramedics greater access to a patient’s vital medical information in an emergency. The SafeMate emergency medical information program is under trial for Medibank customers with chronic illnesses that are living in Queensland. Patients must be enrolled under Medibank’s CareComplete chronic disease… Read More »

Medical News Today: Risks of leaving ulcerative colitis untreated

Ulcerative colitis is a long-term condition that affects the bowels. Without treatment, symptoms can get worse, and the inflammation may spread further along the colon, which can lead to complications. Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease. In people with ulcerative colitis, an overactive immune system attacks the lining of the colon, causing… Read More »

Medical News Today: 7 simple steps for heart health also prevent diabetes

New research suggests that following the American Heart Association’s guidelines for maintaining heart health can also drastically reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Exercising and healthful eating are among the “simple 7” guidelines that the AHA recommend. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), there are seven cardiovascular risk factors that people can… Read More »