FACT SHEET: ORAL CANCER

FACT SHEET: ORAL CANCER

Did you know? Oral cancer is a type of head and neck cancer that affects the mouth and/or throat. Also known as oropharyngeal cancer, it refers to cancer that can appear on the gums, lips, lining of the cheeks, tongue, salivary glands, and tonsils. Signs and Symptoms...
FACT SHEET: ASTHMA

FACT SHEET: ASTHMA

Is your asthma under control? What is Asthma? Asthma is a long-term lung condition. People with asthma have sensitive airways in their lungs which react to triggers. The muscles around the airway squeeze tight, the airways swell, become narrow and there is more mucus....
Top tips for keeping your gums healthy and well

Top tips for keeping your gums healthy and well

Gum disease (also known as periodontal disease) is one of the leading causes of tooth loss among adults. Gum disease can be easily treated if it is diagnosed in the early stages. Dr Manu Walker of Providence Medical & Dental, Belmont shares some top tips below for...
National Diabetes Week

National Diabetes Week

Early detection of Diabetes is critical, know the signs of pre-diabetes. This year between 9 – 15th July marks ‘National Diabetes Week’ and will focus on raising awareness about the early detection of diabetes. Each day 290 Australians are diagnosed with diabetes, but...