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How to manage jet lag

September 26, 2013 7:37 am Jet lag and travel fatigue Jet lag occurs when rapid travel creates a mismatch between your internal circadian rhythm (biological clock that controls when you wake and sleep) and the external time at your destination. The symptoms of jet lag are familiar to many of us – disturbed sleep, daytime fatigue and difficulty concentrating. Travelling… View Article

6 medical tests you MUST have

September 14, 2013 8:13 am To keep you and your employees in peak health with no chronic illness, we recommend annual health checks and the following ‘must have’ medical tests when appropriate. WHY? Because we care about you and your health. CAT scan of coronary arterieswith CT coronary angiography and /or coronary calcium score – to find plaque before it… View Article

Workplace Health Programs

September 4, 2013 3:33 am The Health and Productivity Institute of Australia (HAPIA) reports that workplace health programs result in improved productivity. HAPIA reports a: 25% average decrease in sick leave absenteeism 40% decrease in workers compensation costs (which can be a huge drain on costs of business ) 24% decrease in disability management costs $5.81 savings for every $1… View Article

[email protected] Report

August 26, 2013 3:39 am The research shows that effective workplace health programs are good for business. The [email protected] Report concluded that employers with highly effective workplace health programs experienced superior performance with the following key findings: 20% more revenue per employee 16% higher market value 57% higher shareholder returns The also reported significantly lower cost increases 5 times lower… View Article

Why we use V-Scan

June 13, 2013 11:28 am Exciting new health assessment technology enables you to know, not just hope, you are healthy inside and out. A portable handheld ultrasound scanner, the V-Scan allows us to screen your internal organ systems so we can check for warning signs of cancer, heart attack and stroke before symptoms appear in a blood test or during… View Article

What do we know about prostate cancer and nutrition?

April 23, 2013 12:13 am Although nutrition plays a role in the development of prostate cancer no specific diet can prevent or eradicate this disease. Prostate cancer, like other cancers, is an extremely complex process. No single factor (e.g., diet) can explain the various facets of this disease. Here is a summary of a recent article. Be lean — The… View Article

The importance of health

April 14, 2013 8:29 am Dr Anthony Virtue, Managing Director of Virtue & Partners, talks with Dr John Cummins on the importance of looking after your health for corporate employees and individuals. Transcript of Interview Tony Virtue: Greetings, as part of our series introducing key friends and colleagues, I’m very proud and privileged to introduce Dr. John Cummins to you… View Article

How do you know if you have plaque in your arteries?

April 6, 2013 4:01 pm Why bother checking for plaque? Because 4 in 10 of us will die from a plaque-related disease – and this is preventable! What is plaque? Plaque is the gunk that builds up in your arteries – a bit like rust in pipes. If your arteries (pipes) become blocked everything after the blockage becomes stagnant and… View Article

The power of prevention

March 9, 2013 7:44 pm Learn how to minimise your risk of heart disease and cancer Transcript of Power of Prevention video Hello, I’m John Cummins the Practice Principal at Executive Medicine. Today I’d like to discuss prevention. Our practice predominantly wants to get you to 85 in exceptional health. What do we know about prevention? The key question for… View Article

Executive Medicine welcomes you

March 9, 2013 7:55 am Transcript of Welcome to the Executive Medicine Practice video Welcome to the Executive Medicine Practice Hello. My name is Dr. John Cummins. Welcome to the Executive Medicine website. In this brief introductory video, I’d like to point out to you: what we do who we are how we are different I think these are really… View Article