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15 March 2018

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High protein diet, low Alzheimer’s risk

A diet high in protein-rich foods such as meat and legumes reduces the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, new research from Edith Cowan University has found...
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New recommendations on genetic testing for women with ovarian cancer

A new position statement from Cancer Australia recommends that all women diagnosed with invasive epithelial ovarian cancer be offered the assessment of their genetic risk,..
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Complementary medicines reforms – Permitted Indications, including traditional indications

The proposed reforms are designed to give greater certainty and protection for consumers regarding traditional medicines, such as Chinese and Indigenous Medicines...
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Treating sleep apnoea could reduce dementia risk

Inadequate oxygen levels during sleep can damage the brain and increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, University of Queensland researchers have found...
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Extreme weight loss techniques may be putting MMA fighters at risk

Mixed martial arts (MMA) athletes are potentially putting their health at risk by shedding almost 10kg in bodyweight in the lead up to fights, new research has found....
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WA tops states for alcohol-related emergency admissions

Western Australia has the highest alcohol-related presentations to the emergency department of any state, according to new research by The University of Western Australia...
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New Health Review Report – The State of Self Care in Australia

'Taking care of yourself' is an everyday idea – but a new health review report released today highlights the lack of support from Australia’s health system for people who need support to care for their own health and wellbeing....
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New educational videos: Neurologist Dr Julian Rodrigues

What is migraine?

Dr Rodrigues explains migraine, who gets it, how it's diagnosed, symptoms and triggers and the effect on quality of life...
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Migraine treatments

Dr Rodrigues talks about what can be done to treat or manage migraines, prevention and treatment side effects...
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Symptoms and causes of Parkinson's disease

Neurologist Dr Julian Rodrigues discusses the symptoms and causes of Parkinson’s disease and how PD can affect quality of life.
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Parkinson's disease treatments

Neurologist Dr Julian Rodrigues discusses the pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment options for Parkinson’s disease.
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Cervical dystonia: Causes, symptoms and treatments

Neurologist Dr Julian Rodrigues discusses the causes and symptoms of cervical dystonia and the treatment options available, including botulinum toxin and DBS.
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Laughter is the Best Medicine!

A well-respected surgeon was relaxing on his sofa one evening just after arriving home from work.

As he was tuning in to the evening news, the phone rang. The doctor calmly answered it and heard the familiar voice of a colleague on the other end of the line.

"We need a fourth for poker," said the friend.

"I'll be right over," whispered the doctor. As he was putting on his coat, his wife asked, "Is it serious?"

"Oh yes, quite serious," said the doctor gravely.

"In fact, three doctors are there already!"
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