Christmas in Day Oncology

A report from Lama Majaj about cancer patients decorating the Chemotherapy Day unit at the Olivia Newton-John Cancer & Wellness Centre When cancer crosses a person’s path, it is a life-altering experience for the individual and their family. Patients receiving chemotherapy treatment can visit the Olivia newton-John Cancer & Wellness Centre every day for many weeks.…

Creative arts help heal Australia’s wounded ADF members

It’s not your typical rehabilitation regime, but the Australia Defence Force has embraced a rehabilitation program using creative arts to bring ADF members out of their shells. A report from SBS News by Kerrie Armstrong   http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2015/11/27/creative-arts-help-heal-australias-wounded-adf-members). Australian Army Staff Cadet Bethany Gallagher. (supplied) Australian Defence Force members are rediscovering their self confidence and learning…

Art does heal: scientists say appreciating creative works can fight off disease

Researchers from California University in Berkeley say studies show great nature and art boost the immune system ( A health report from The Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/news/11403404/Art-does-heal-scientists-say-appreciating-creative-works-can-fight-off-disease.html). People visit the American Wing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York Photo: Getty The healing power of art and nature could be real after scientists discovered they boost…