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01 June 2017


Top Health News

17 x risk of heart attack following a flu infection

New research from University of Sydney finds the risk of a heart attack is increased 17-fold in the week following a respiratory infection such as influenza or pneumonia...
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Diet plan for depression

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A La Trobe University researcher has released new details about a diet she developed to help adults with major depressive illness...
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Curing your body with exercise

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Having your healthcare professional prescribe you a dose of bench presses to ward off an infection or help heal an injury may sound like shonky healthcare but could actually be...
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Breast implant associated breast cancers

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Researchers have revealed that women implanted with textured breast implants are at a significantly higher risk of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma...
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Key to golden staph antibiotic resistance discovered

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An international study has discovered the molecular mechanism by which the potentially deadly superbug ‘Golden Staph’ evades antibiotic treatment, providing the first important clues on...
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Preventing high blood pressure with breathing exercises

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The most common type of hypertension, which accounts for 95% of people with high blood pressure, might one day be prevented with breathing exercises if caught early enough...
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The burden of chronic pain on Australians

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Countless people live with the burden of chronic pain, which imposes major public health and financial costs on the economy...
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Battling colds and flu

Cold or flu? Which do I have?

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Colds and flus both infect organs in the respiratory tract. Both also come with unpleasant symptoms like fever, cough and blocked nose. But the common cold and influenza differ in...
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Natural remedies for cold and flu

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When you have a cold or flu, symptoms like coughs and sniffles are annoying and can leave you feeling pretty miserable. But you'll find many cold and flu can be temporarily relieved using natural remedies...
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What to eat and drink to get better faster

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Cold and flu reduce your appetite but healthy eating and drinking plenty of fluids not only helps you recover faster, it can relieve symptoms like sore throat and congestion. Find out more about foods that help relieve cold and flu...
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Colds and flu in depth

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Winter brings with it the dreaded season for colds and flus. Find out more about the common cold, the different types of flu, cold and flu prevention and treatment and much more...
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Laughter is the Best Medicine!

A nurse at the beginning of the shift places her stethoscope on an elderly and slightly deaf female patient's posterior chest wall.

"Big breaths," instructed the nurse.

"Yes, they used to be," remorsed the patient.
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