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Exercise for knee osteoarthritis

Interventions

Exercise is recommended as a core treatment for osteoarthritis in all clinical guidelines regardless of patient age, pain levels or disease severity.


Peanut allergy prevention

Interventions

Almost 3 in every 100 Australian children have a peanut allergy and around 20% of children ‘grow out of it’


Pedometers for increasing physical activity

Interventions

Australian physical activity guidelines recommend that adults accumulate 150–300 minutes of moderate physical activity or 75–150 minutes of vigorous physical activity per week


Smartphone apps for smoking cessation

Interventions

People receiving support with mobile apps show a 67% higher chance of not smoking at six months after quitting compared to help from standard interventions


Stretching exercises for plantar fasciitis

Interventions

Stretching of the plantar fascia ligament in adults with chronic heel pain due to plantar fasciitis with the aim to reduce pain and improve physical function


Sunscreen for skin cancer prevention

Interventions

Australia has one of the highest incidences of skin cancer in the world – two out of every three Australians are likely to be diagnosed with skin cancer before they reach age 70 years


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