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07 Dec 2021
Have you ever heard of TRPV1, TRPM8 and Piezo channels? We hadn’t until about 6 years ago.
Well the scientists who discovered them Physiologist David Julius, PhD, University of California San Francisco, and neuroscientist Ardem Patapoutian, PhD, Scripps Research in La Jolla, California, have jointly been awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch.
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30 Nov 2021
Welcome Dr Steve Carey
We are pleased to welcome Dr Steve Carey to our family. Dr Carey is a registered hypnotherapist and uses hypnotherapy to help patients with needle-phobia and is now fully trained to educate patients about NeedleCalm whilst also providing them with other practical techniques to use prior and during a procedure.
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26 Nov 2021
Comfort Quest – Take the fear out of nasty medical procedures for children.
NeedleCalm™ is proudly supported by Comfort Quest.
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22 Nov 2021
Award Announcement 2021 CHP Australia Diamond Award Winner
We are pleased to share the news that last week, NeedleCalm was a recipient of the 2021 CHP Australia Diamond Awards. Consumer Healthcare Products Australia.
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11 Nov 2021
Fear of needles and IVF- The Amber Network Discussion.
Thank you to the amazing Alice from The Amber Network for interviewing me, it was lovely to speak about our war stories.
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04 Nov 2021
It can’t get much better than this.
Recently we have had the honour of assisting a young patient through an incredible journey. The result...... made us cry tears of joy. She is now 3 needle-procedures ahead of the game and not looking back.
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13 Oct 2021
‘Needle Desensitising Device’ Recognised in Australia’s International Good Design Awards for Design Excellence.
The Good Design Awards Jury commented: “Given about 1 in 10 people are afraid of needles, this is a positive approach to overcoming a common problem. The discreet aesthetics of the device and its similarity to a sticky plaster may assist in uptake and the technique of activating alternate pain receptor pathways is clever too. ”
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08 Oct 2021
What a week we have had here at NeedleCalm!
Yesterday we celebrated as a young female patient received her first immunisation in over 13 years! And we had another young fearless female book an appointment to receive an immunisation after years of healthcare avoidance.
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09 Sep 2021
Medimart are fully stocked with NeedleCalm and our new retail packaging
Medimart Frankston is the first of our suppliers to receive our new retail packaging for NeedleCalm.
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08 Sep 2021
Meet our fabulous manufacturer PMG Engineering
Located in Braeside VIC, PMG provide local seamless end to end production of NeedleCalm and employ over 30 people. We love working with them as they are a family run business and take so much care to ensure NeedleCalm is handmade to perfection.
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