To mark the beginning of Men’s Health Week, the EJ Whitten Foundation and Epworth HealthCare yesterday announced the establishment of the EJ Whitten Foundation Prostate Cancer Research Centre at Epworth - a new centre dedicated to improving treatment for men diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Last night we celebrated the 2018 Research Week Awards Dinner where 11 grant and four poster award recipients were announced. These grants will enable all of the recipients to put their research into action and steer the future of their chosen topics.
In an Australian-first paediatric procedure, Head and Neck surgeon Ben Dixon has successfully removed a patient’s rare, parapharyngeal clear-cell sarcoma using robotic surgery at Epworth Richmond.
Epworth HealthCare’s new mental health research unit, the Epworth Centre for Innovation in Mental Health (ECIMH), has officially opened with an intimate ceremony to mark the occasion.
We’re excited to announce our investment in six new da Vinci robots!
A big thanks to everyone who was involved in the 2018 Epworth Medical Foundation Men’s Health Lunch on Thursday 10 May.
Around 55,000 Australians per year will suffer from a heart attack – that’s one every ten minutes! But how do you know if you or someone around you is having a heart attack? And when do you call 000?
It often starts with feeling a little sleepy or lethargic and before you know it, you’ve got the flu and it’s too late! Find out how you can keep well this flu season.
Travelling with a health condition can be tough, but if you do decide to hit the road or head to the airport there are a few things you should consider!
“Will I lose my hair?” is often one of the first things asked when discussing chemotherapy as a treatment option and the answer is, “Maybe”.
Medical jargon can sound like a foreign language at the best of times, but imagine if your doctor was talking to you in a language other than the one you speak! Would you know what to do?
Periods shouldn’t be excruciating… Is yours?
Feel like you’re living on your own private, 500-degree, hot sun? Women can have a rough trot when it comes to hormones! What is Hormone Replacement Therapy and how can it help?
A lot of people joke about a ‘sugar coma’ when indulging in too many sweets, but for some people it’s a very real risk. Find out what you need to know.
If you haven’t been diagnosed then you may have never even heard of these conditions or know what they are, but chances are you know someone who suffers from one or the other.
People often think of concussion as blacking out or becoming unresponsive, but it can be much more, or less, than that. So, what actually is concussion?
We’ve all experienced feeling like we’ve got two left feet and tripped on nothing at all, but who is really at risk of having a fall?
You've fallen over, you landed hard, you heard something pop and you think 'I’ve broken my ankle!' but, have you really?
There’s no one answer to tummy pain. You can get a stomach ache from eating too much, laughing too much or doing too many sit ups, but when should you worry about abdominal pain?
We’ve all seen dehydrated fruit, right? The perfect snack! Apricots are typically around 81% water, falling just short of the human body which is about 75% water. When that balance is thrown off, it may be known as dehydration. So what is dehydration and what are the warning signs?