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Kids losing sleep? Might be time for a digital detox

We’ve been told time and time again that looking at devices before bed is bad. Why? It can negatively impact […]

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Tips for beating the post-travel blues

Transitioning back into the “real world” after a trip can be challenging and not just because of physical exhaustion. In […]

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Need a GP over the Australia Day long weekend? House Call Doctor can help

As millions of us celebrate what’s great about the Australia day long weekend, House Call Doctor’s GPs will be on […]

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The science of human touch and why we need contact

Whether it’s snuggling with a partner, a hug or just a simple handshake, there’s something powerful about having physical contact […]

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New surgery-free prostate cancer treatment being trialled

Researchers at the University College London (UCL) have discovered a new prostate cancer treatment. They have had success using light […]

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‘Immune boosting’ supplements are not worth your money because … science

You’ve probably seen immune boosting supplements in the supermarket, you’ve definitely spotted them on pharmacy shelves and at this time of […]

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Don’t disregard a heat-related illness, it can be fatal

Whenever the mercury soars above average, like it has in Queensland’s back-to-back heatwaves, you’ll often hear or read warnings from […]

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Only exercising on weekends “has significant health benefits”: study

written by the home doctor Maryborough team Scheduling in workouts during the week can be tricky while juggling work, and […]

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Painkillers with codeine will require prescription from 2018

Painkillers with codeine won’t be available without a prescription from February 2018. This includes common medicines such as Nurofen Plus […]

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