Sanjay Raghav at the 2016 ASLM Conference Our therapeutic director, Adj. Assoc. Professor Sanjay Raghav, presented at the recent ASLM Conference in Melbourne. You can watch Sanjay's talk here in this 18 minute video...
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
For those of you who missed our recent Yoga for Life seminar, you can now watch the speaker videos from the evening... Dr Nagaratna talks about yoga therapy for the prevention and management of chronic illness/cancer, and guides us through a 30 minute Pranic Energization Technique session, here in this 90min video. You can also … Continue reading Yoga for Life – FREE Public Seminar
Changes to our Therapeutic Team Siegfried Gutbrod has recently decided to step down from his role as therapeutic director with The Gawler Cancer Foundation, and will continue as a therapist and program facilitator in our cancer programs, alongside Paul and Maia Bedson. The Foundation recognises and thanks Siegfried (or Siggy, as he is affectionately known … Continue reading Changes to our Therapeutic Team
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 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
Our fundraising team was delighted to receive an email recently from Julia Mannix in Gawler, South Australia. Julia wanted to let us know about the very successful ‘Mad Hatters Tea Party’ she and friends held to raise funds for The Gawler Foundation. More than 50 people attended (despite wet and windy weather) and the event … Continue reading Fundraising in Gawler a Mad Affair!
Researchers have finally caught up with the wisdom of mothers, who, for decades have been coaxing their children to eat spinach. We know this leafy green is a good source of folate, a very important B vitamin involved in cell division. Spinach is also rich in iron, making it a potentially important source of this … Continue reading Spinach and muscle strength