In honour of International Day of the Midwife, Bachelor of Midwifery student Sarah reflects on what it means to be with woman.
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The benefits of meditation
Professor Tracy Levett-Jones discusses the benefits of meditation and what it can teach us about compassion and empathy.
Yoga: it’s not just exercise
Written by Ingrid Vennonen, UTS Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) graduate From one form of exercise, how many benefits can you really reap? In today’s society, many people think of themselves as ‘time poor’ and want a product or service that will provide the maximum benefit without the added time. Yoga is one of those. Yoga is anContinue reading “Yoga: it’s not just exercise”
I Need To Know: ‘is it normal to get sore down there after sex?’
Written by Associate Professor Melissa Kang, Associate Professor of Public Health and Course Coordinator for the Bachelor of Health Science in the Faculty of Health, UTS “Hi! I only recently have gotten a boyfriend and have started having regular sex. After 2 or more days, it starts to get a bit sore down there. IsContinue reading “I Need To Know: ‘is it normal to get sore down there after sex?’”
6 things to learn about diabetes on World Diabetes Day
Written by Ingrid Vennonen, Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) graduate (2017) Today is World Diabetes Day, created in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat. Here’s six things to learn about on the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting (who co-discovered insulin along with CharlesContinue reading “6 things to learn about diabetes on World Diabetes Day”
Questions to ask yourself to prevent stroke and manage risk
Written by Ingrid Vennonen, Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) graduate (2017) Research shows women are more at risk than men to be affected by strokes and less likely to recover (Bushnell, C.D et al. 2009). These statistics may be due to women having a longer life expectancy than men. There is a higher incidence of having aContinue reading “Questions to ask yourself to prevent stroke and manage risk”
Going back to uni? Here are five study tips to make your life easier
Get ‘appy Back in the dark ages of undergraduate study, you’d show up to a lecture with a handful of pens, a notebook, a box of No Doz caffeine pills and a really heavy, clunky laptop (if you had one at all). The internet also made that weird squealing dial-up sound when you connected, but thisContinue reading “Going back to uni? Here are five study tips to make your life easier”
10 must-knows for new students
UTS Health is welcoming more than 1000 new students on campus this session. Here are a few things you should know that could help in a big way – all in one handy blog! 1. Student Centres can answer your admin and enrolment questions. Chat in person at the centre in Building 10 or submit a questionContinue reading “10 must-knows for new students”