Tag Archives: Increase

Medical News Today: Personal income may increase risk of heart disease

Income levels, if they are unstable, can easily turn into a stressor. However, the volatility of personal income could be having a more serious effect on people’s heart health. Does how much money we earn affect cardiovascular health? It is often expected that a person’s income will constantly rise until they reach retirement age. However,… Read More »

Hearing Loss Can Increase Your Risk Of Depression

Research has discovered that older people with age-related hearing loss experienced more depressive symptoms; the more the hearing loss, the more the risk of having symptoms of depression. The results indicate that treating age-related hearing loss, an under recognized and under treated condition among all older people, could be one method to help prevent late-life… Read More »

Slight increase in GP bulk billing rate

More Australians are visiting their doctor for free, according to Australian government statistics, which show a slight increase in the country’s GP bulk billing rate. The GP bulk billing rate rose by 0.2 per cent for the September quarter, bringing the overall rate to 86.1 per cent, health minister Greg Hunt said on Friday. Mr… Read More »