If you were anywhere near a television or computer last week, chances are that you heard about the recent study published by Professor David Whiteman and colleagues at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, revealing nearly 40 per cent of cancer deaths in Australia were potentially preventable1.
By exploring eight categories of modifiable risk factors; tobacco […]
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors associated with lifestyle include smoking, alcohol intake, diet, and exercise. Read more
The RACGP has published the Guidelines for preventive activities in general practice 9th edition (Red Book) since 1989 to support evidence-based preventive activities in primary care. Read more
Over the past year, major attention has focused on whether cancer arises by chance or as a result of external factors that, if modifiable, could imply that cancer is preventable and not simply the result of random events. The underlying truth of this debate has major implications for everything from the Vice […]