Archive for October 2018

World Osteoporosis Day

World Osteoporosis Day

Osteoporosis affects over 1.2 million people in Australia, with a further 6.3 million estimated to be living with low bone density.  What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a common disease which causes bones to become brittle.  Brittle bones lead to a higher risk of breaks than normal. Osteoporosis is

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Introducing Ochre’s Huon Intern – Samantha Gibson-Smith

Introducing Ochre's Huon Intern - Samantha Gibson-Smith

Samantha Gibson-Smith Tasmanian born and bred Samantha Gibson-Smith fancied the idea of studying medicine ever since she was young, but it wasn’t until a close family member fell ill that she knew she “wanted to do something challenging”. Completing her Bachelor of Medicine at the University of

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Aussie GP advocates a ‘lifestyle medicine’ approach to combating mental illness

With mental health issues now the most common reason for patient visits, [1] one Australian GP is advocating for a ‘lifestyle medicine’ approach to help people who are suffering from these conditions. Dr Sam Manger, President of the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine (ASLM) and a local GP

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