Dr John D'Arcy

Author

Dr John

Sometimes it is the simple things that have the biggest impact – wash your hands!

Professor Lindsay Grayson, Director of Infectious Diseases at Austin Health has been in the media lately imploring people to wash their hands. This is something that women do much better than men, and older people do better than younger people…. Continue Reading →

Measles is unnecessary

Immunisation has been so successful at decreasing the frequency of childhood infection.  You know the ones; measles, mumps, diphtheria or Tetanus and there are others. Most doctors have never seen a case although working as I did, in Vietnam and later in… Continue Reading →

Busting Cold And Flu Myths

With the spread of misinformation nowadays, Dr John D’Arcy helps separate fact from fiction when it comes to cold and flu. Watch him online now: https://10play.com.au/studio-10/lifestyle/2019/busting-cold-and-flu-myths/tpv190711xrmwc

How to get a good night’s sleep

Sleep is integral to our health and wellbeing and it can even affect our ability to maintain a healthy weight. To share with us tips on getting a good night’s sleep Director of Education at Blackmores, Pam Stone has joined… Continue Reading →

Fighting off the winter ills with Probiotics

If you do happen to catch the sniffles or a full blown cold it is vital you maintain a healthy diet. I spoke with Sharon Natoli, a practising accredited dietitian, for some tips about maintaining a good and healthy diet…. Continue Reading →

Ways to Avoid the Flu Virus

The cooler weather is now upon us and so to is the flu season. Dr. Phillipa Binns joined me to discuss the best ways to protect ourselves from the flu. The flu vaccine is one of the best ways to… Continue Reading →

Don’t Ignore Your Prostate

Dr John speaks about the need for men to know their family history when it comes assessing the risk posed by prostate cancer. Dr John encourages all men to regularly check their prostate when they are over fifty years, and… Continue Reading →

Why sunlight is necessary for our kids’ eye health

The eye health of our children is something that we often take for granted. However, research has identified a significant decline in our eye health, with a surprising concentration of myopia in highly urbanised areas. Professor Kathryn Rose from The… Continue Reading →

ADHD: Are we overmedicating our kids?

Dr Joseph Beiderman is the psychiatrist known as the “father” of ADHD. For 30 years, he’s led the Ritalin revolution, responsible for dosing up millions of children. 60,000 kids in Australia alone are on powerful drugs to control their behaviour…. Continue Reading →

Getting your daily exercise the simple way

Last week we talked about getting your 150 minutes of exercise a week. Now we have the research to show that the benefits are the same if you break those minutes down into ten minute intervals. So listen in to… Continue Reading →

© 2020 Dr John D'Arcy — Powered by WordPress

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑