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Help the kiddies learn about Oxygen!

Help the kiddies learn about Oxygen!

by Gabrielle Taylor June 22, 2017

One for the kids, the team here at SCHILLER Australia think it's important that our kids know just how special our bodies are - how else will they know to take care of it? 

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Atrial fibrillation in high-risk patients with Ischaemic Stroke

Atrial fibrillation in high-risk patients with Ischaemic Stroke

by Gabrielle Taylor June 15, 2017

The study revealed that, after non-large-artery stroke, three 10-day Holter-electrocardiograms (ECGs) increased the detection rate of atrial fibrillation by 9% compared with standard care involving only one 24 hour Holter-ECG.

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Dangers of a gluten free diet

Dangers of a gluten free diet

by Gabrielle Taylor May 10, 2017

Gluten is a natural protein found in wheat, rye, and barley, and in recent years many people have cut the substance out of their diet, leading researchers to question the long-term effects of such behaviour.

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Take your heart in your own hands

Take your heart in your own hands

by Gabrielle Taylor April 27, 2017

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Updated technology to track sharks

Updated technology to track sharks

by Gabrielle Taylor April 20, 2017

The Westpac Little Ripper Lifesaver drone is currently in the process of unveiling a new computer algorithm, which is set to significantly improve the ability of the device to spot sharks in the water.

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MORE salt gets the green light

MORE salt gets the green light

by Gabrielle Taylor April 06, 2017

The former president of the World Heart Federation has recently warned that guidelines on salt intake are too low and may be increasing your risk of a fatal heart attack.

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Dear Women, you need more sleep!

Dear Women, you need more sleep!

by Gabrielle Taylor March 29, 2017

All the tired ladies: it's official, you don’t need to be sorry for needing more sleep than your male counterparts!

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Bad news for Avocado lovers

Bad news for Avocado lovers

by Gabrielle Taylor March 10, 2017

A recent study suggests you might just be at risk of health problems if you happen to overindulge in the not-so-good stuff.

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SCHILLER Australia: You Little Ripper

SCHILLER Australia: You Little Ripper

by Gabrielle Taylor March 02, 2017

Harry Packer of SCHILLER Australia witnessed history being made earlier this week when he attended the very first UAV Pilot Graduation Ceremony in Port Macquarie on Tuesday.

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Are your painkillers killing you?

Are your painkillers killing you?

by Gabrielle Taylor February 23, 2017

As a consumer, you’re probably aware of some of the side effects of your common over-the-counter pain killers. You take precautionary methods to protect yourself, such as only ever taking ibuprofen with food to avoid stomach ulcers. But what about the side effects you can’t prevent with a little lining of the stomach?

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Snoring: Bad for sleep, bad for health

Snoring: Bad for sleep, bad for health

by Gabrielle Taylor February 16, 2017

Snoring is often an annoying factor when it comes to sleeping with a partner, but what if snoring was responsible for more than the odd slap on the back in the middle of the night?

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How to: Grow a New Heart

How to: Grow a New Heart

by Gabrielle Taylor February 08, 2017

The new research is set to help patients who have suffered a heart attack or genetic defects by helping to replace damaged tissues through new growth.

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Life's Simple 7

Life's Simple 7

by Gabrielle Taylor February 02, 2017

Follow these seven small goals to help you achieve increased heart health in 2017. Go on, your heart deserves it!

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Stress less, or risk heart attack

Stress less, or risk heart attack

by Gabrielle Taylor January 25, 2017

We all know that stress has never been a good thing for our health, and now a recent study has revealed a link between stress and an increased risk of heart attack.

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Microscopic spaces, huge impacts

Microscopic spaces, huge impacts

by Gabrielle Taylor January 17, 2017

The size and nature of the space between cells can determine the risk of sudden cardiac death and, if those spaces can be modulated...

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Christmas Closure Dates for SCHILLER Australia

Christmas Closure Dates for SCHILLER Australia

by Gabrielle Taylor December 15, 2016

Although we will be closed from December 22 - January 9 2017, our phones will still be monitored and urgent orders will be attended to.

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What's changing the way Blood Pressure is reported on?

What's changing the way Blood Pressure is reported on?

by Gabrielle Taylor December 08, 2016

SCHILLER Australia is excited to introduce a leading new product that is changing the way Blood Pressure is monitored and reported on.

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It's beer'o'clock somewhere; good thing it's good for you

It's beer'o'clock somewhere; good thing it's good for you

by Gabrielle Taylor December 01, 2016

Are you thinking, 'Did I read that correctly? Did you say beer is good for me?' Well, read on because we said it and we meant it...

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Fulfilling an unmet need for detection of Atrial Fibrillation - MyDiagnostik

Fulfilling an unmet need for detection of Atrial Fibrillation - MyDiagnostik

by Gabrielle Taylor November 24, 2016

Atrial Fibrillation: heard much about it? It’s hugely common, yet rarely diagnosed in a proactive fashion. And if you, or someone you are close to, are over 65 years of age, undiagnosed AF can be fatal.

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In the market for a new Holter system?

In the market for a new Holter system?

by Gabrielle Taylor November 17, 2016

Are you a Holter Technician or a Cardiologist looking for the best technology available for your practice and clients? Then you can’t go past the medilog Darwin2 Holter analysis system from SCHILLER.

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November is Lung Health Awareness Month & Every Breath Counts

November is Lung Health Awareness Month & Every Breath Counts

by Gabrielle Taylor November 04, 2016

The ‘Just One Breath’ campaign by the LFA is #inspiringlunghealth throughout the month of November through encouraging all Australians who haven’t yet, to complete their simple 2 minute online Lung Health checklist.

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Lessons in organ-building inspired by Jellyfish

Lessons in organ-building inspired by Jellyfish

by Gabrielle Taylor October 27, 2016

Following his breakthrough realisation, Parker returned to his lab with the view to build a jellyfish-inspired robot, powered by muscles made of living heart cells from a rat.

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Old adages ring true: walk it off

Old adages ring true: walk it off

by Gabrielle Taylor October 21, 2016

Do you tend to head out for a run following a particularly angering argument or workday? A recent study cautions you against doing so after a link between strenuous exercise and emotional upheaval was found to increase the risk of cardiac arrest.

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Technology: Your health in your hands

Technology: Your health in your hands

by Gabrielle Taylor October 07, 2016

Withing’s has recently unveiled another great product, the Body Cardio connected scales, for at-home management and monitoring of heart health, focusing on pulse wave velocity measurements.

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