Updated OMS Book Launch in Canberra

Updated OMS Book Launch in Canberra Canberra’s OMS support group Taking Control has recently been reinvigorated and what better way to kick things off than to launch Professor George Jelinek’s newly updated book Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis? The group was thrilled when Karen Law, who co-authored with Professor Jelinek Recovering from Multiple Sclerosis, agreed to travel … Continue reading Updated OMS Book Launch in Canberra

Board Member Professor Avni Sali makes the 2016 Honours List

Congratulations to Professor Avni Sali... A big congratulations to our board member Professor Avni Sali, who made the 2016 Queen's Birthday honours list, "For significant service to integrative medicine as an educator, clinician and researcher, and to professional education." Click here to view the full 2016 Queen's Birthday honours list.

2016 AGM Update

2016 AGM News In May the Yarra Valley Living Centre hosted our 2016 Annual General Meeting, and enjoyed attendance from some of our loyal members, who continue to show an enormous amount of support for our Foundation - thank you. After six years of service Efi Farmakalidis stepped down from her position on the board, … Continue reading 2016 AGM Update

Meditation and Heart Disease

New research shows meditation can cut the risk of death in half for people with heart problems. Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, USA have found that people with coronary disease who began practicing Transcendental Meditation were 48 percent less likely to have a heart attack, stroke or die from all causes. … Continue reading Meditation and Heart Disease

Broccoli sprouts and breast cancer

Cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, brussels sprouts and cabbages contain many phytochemicals, vitamins and minerals. In fact, in the late 90’s, published studies indicated that there was a link between the consumption of cruciferous vegetables and lower risk for breast cancer. More recently, the nutrients in broccoli sprouts and their protective effects against multiple types … Continue reading Broccoli sprouts and breast cancer