Moodle Extends its Network of Certified Service Providers with New Australian Moodle Partner, My Learning Space

Moodle, the world’s open source learning platform, today announces My Learning Space as a Certified Moodle Partner. The Australian based e-learning company provides expert services including managed hosting, support, training, consultancy, customisation and educational content. As a Moodle Partner, My Learning Space is certified to provide Moodle services to its customers, and in doing so is financially supporting the ongoing development of Moodle. “We’re passionate about Moodle and have been championing its benefits for more than a decade” commented Chad Outten, Founder and Director of My Learning Space. “Moodle positively impacts the education of many individuals, communities and organisations around the world. Becoming a certified Moodle Partner enables us to help improve the quality of learning in Australian organisations meanwhile contribute royalties and ideas toward future Moodle development.” On the joining of My Learning Space to the Moodle Partner network, Martin Dougiamas, Founder and CEO of Moodle said "We're thrilled to begin this new partnership with My Learning Space. They have a depth of experience in online training and have been dedicated to the Moodle project for some time. We are looking forward to a long working relationship of helping each other to serve Moodle users in Australia". The addition of My Learning Space to the Moodle Partner network demonstrates their dedication to Moodle and providing their customers with high quality e-learning solutions...
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Hamilton Island Accommodation for Great Barrier Reef Holidays

Hamilton Island is one of Australia's most sought after holiday destinations, and is the perfect place to rejuvenate yourself as you spend your days sailing, snorkelling, or diving around the gorgeous Great Barrier Reefs and the Whitsundays. Sailing enthusiasts will find the island's very own yacht club to set off from, and there are plenty of water sports to be enjoyed, ranging from motorised dinghies to luxury catamarans, jet skiing and kayaking to windsurfing or paddle boarding. On the island alone you can enjoy endless activities to suit all kinds of tastes. If golf is your passion, you will find Australia's only 18 hole championship course on the island, set amid magnificent surroundings. There are also many entertainment options on the island, including performances and exhibitions, or just spend your eveningslounging insophisticated bars or savouring what Hamilton Island’s fine dining has to offer. At the end of a fun-filled day you can return to your perfect accommodation oasis – whether it is a family-friendly holiday home or vacation rental, a luxurious couples' suite, or a self-contained bungalow with fantastic views.With six levels of Hamilton Island accommodation available, there is everything you need to enjoy a memorable, relaxing or adventurous holiday in this part of Australia.Whether you are planning a holiday with family or friends, or a romantic getaway as a couple, Hamilton Island offers so much to choose from. Holiday Apartments for Self Service...
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Botox Wrinkle Removal

One of the easiest and most effective ways to remove wrinkles from the skin is through Botox injections. This helps to restore your skin’s original outlook. The treatment has been in use for decades now, and has been refined over the years to make sure it is safe for use. The main reason people get Botox is to remove wrinkles around the face and creases that form around the eyes and nose. Such wrinkles make the face lose its lovely look; which is why many people seek anti-wrinkle treatment to avoid this. How Botox works Normally, skin cells are supposed to stretch in order to accommodate facial movements such as smiling and frowning. With age though, skin cells become less stiff and can’t stretch. This causes wrinkles to appear. Over time, these wrinkles become permanent, showing even when there isn’t any facial movement. Botox works to inhibit facial movement, stopping further formation of wrinkles on the skin, and also reducing the existing ones. The injections contain a protein that blocks brain signals to the face muscles which lead to the formation of wrinkles. By reducing facial movements, you prevent formation of wrinkles on the face and even reduce creases formed by past wrinkles. How Botox is done The procedure is done by a qualified cosmetic surgeon who will inject the treatment just beneath your skin’s uppermost layer. To note which areas to inject, you will be asked to make various facial movements such as frowning or smiling. Once the surgeon understands how you...
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Acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine in IVF

Over the past years, the popularity of acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine in fertility treatment has grown in the West especially because scientific studies continue to demonstrate how effective it is. Acupuncture is Chinese medical practice that has been used for centuries to promote health by restoring internal balance of the energies of the body. From round 3, 000 years ago, Chinese medicine has been used or treating reproductive issues in men and women. The combination of acupuncture, herbal medicine, diet and responsible lifestyle all have been used skillfully to bring about a harmonious state in the body hence a conducive environment for conception. Understanding IVF In-Vitro Fertilisation is basically the process where the woman’s eggs are harvested from the ovaries then the eggs are placed in a medium outside the body and mixed with sperms for fertilisation. The embryo is monitored for about five days then about two embryos are returned to the uterus for implantation. The rest of the embryos are frozen for future implantations in case the first one fails. IVF has a success rate of 29%. Women younger than 38 years have a higher pregnancy rate of 38% live births. It greatly depends on the age of the woman and her health condition including hormonal balance, emotional state, and lifestyle. How acupuncture treats infertility Recent studies support the use of acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine to treat infertility. There is an increasi...
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Osteoporosis Treatment from the Bone Clinic

Osteoporosis is a disease that affects the bones. As the bones start loosing their usual density they become weaker & are more likely to break. Studies have shown that every one in two women & every one in four men above the age of 50 tend to break bones due to osteoporosis. It can cause serious complications & appropriate measures must be taken to avoid extreme consequences. There is no exact cure for osteoporosis. The idea of the osteoporosis treatment process is to strengthen the bones in order to protect them. The treatment primarily consists of a combination of drugs and suitable lifestyle changes that help in minimising the rate of bone resorption. Preventive measures include a modification in the general lifestyle factors, doing more muscle-strengthening exercises and ensuring adequate intake of calcium and vitamin D.The medications used for osteoporosis treatment are anti-resorptive agents. Osteoporosis occurs when the rate of resorption in the bones overtakes the rate of bone formation. The anti-resorptive agents intend to inhibit the rate of resorption to put things back to a balanced state. Drugs are the most aggressive way to hinder bone loss. Bisphosphonates are the most commonly seen osteoporosis curing drugs. They decrease the risk of hip, wrist and spine fracture for those who are affected with osteoporosis. The different types of bisphosphonates used are alendronate (Fosamax), ibandronate (Boniva), risedronate (Actonel) & zoledronic acid (Rec...
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Australia’s Biggest Fitness Trends For 2017

Every year there are new health and fitness trends in Australia. What will be the biggest fitness trends in 2017? The ab-roller has come and gone! The leopard print spandex and workout VCR's by Cher are in the trash can as well. So what is going to be the biggest fitness trend of 2017? Female For Life is an Australian activewear brand that is always on the lookout for the latest trends, fads and ideas in health and fitness. Here are the fitness trends that the Female For Life team predict will be appearing in your gym in 2017. Kettle-Bells Get prepared for retro Soviet Olympic training regimes. Kettlebells have had a remarkable resurgence in the last few years as trainers are discovering even more benefits to kettlebell workouts. Modern kettlebell workouts are great for working your muscles through the full range of motion, thereby developing even muscle tone and functional strength. By utilising both fast-twitch and slow-twitch muscle fibres, kettlebell workouts will help you burn calories while developing dynamic strength in your arms and legs and a rock hard core. They are also a great stress relief. If they are not in your fitness club yet, look out for a kettlebell rack in your gym in 2017. Booty Barre Booty Barre is the new Zumba, which was the new Tai Bo. Booty Barre is a combination of pilates, yoga and dance that promotes a complete approach to health and fitness. The program has been designed to harness the trimming effects of pilates while providing the...
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