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02 May 2017


Top Health News

The ultra-simple exercise to reduce your diabetes risk

With more than one million Australians currently living with diabetes and the number expected to rise to three million in 20 years, these new findings have the potential to significantly reduce the burden of the deadly disease...
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Sensor to monitor and treat concussion

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University of Sydney researchers have developed an impact sensor being worn by Rugby players to better diagnose and treat head knocks that can cause brain damage and death...
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How to recognise a stroke – think FAST

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The Stroke Foundation is urging Australians to put their health first by being aware of the signs of stroke and taking FAST action when stroke strikes...
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Boosting natural brain opioids could be the way to treat anxiety

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Boosting natural brain opioids may be a better way to treat disabling emotions, says new research revealing their role in regulating critical brain circuits affecting fear and anxiety...
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Special insoles to prevent falls in the elderly

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Special shoe insoles designed to prevent costly and common stumbles and tumbles among the elderly will be available in Australia by year-end...
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TGA warning: Slim-Vie Slimming Capsules dangerous

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The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has tested a product labelled Slim-Vie Slimming Capsules and found that it poses a serious risk to your health and should not be taken...
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Heal Yourself With Your Food

Special diet prevents onset of Type 1 diabetes

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Australian researchers have found – for the first time – that a specialised diet provided a beneficial effect on the immune system and protected against type 1 or juvenile diabetes...
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Slowing the progression of eye disease with your diet

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People living with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) who eat the right types and amounts of certain foods may actually slow the progression of the disease...
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Be a part of Medical History: Clinical Research &Trials

Call for participants in trials with moderate/severe acne

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University of Melbourne researchers have good news on two fronts: eating chocolate does not cause pimples; and they‘re calling for participants for a trial of a new treatment for moderate or severe acne...
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Volunteers sought for genetics of depression study

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Researchers are seeking adults who’ve been treated for depression to join a global investigation of the genetic origins of an illness affecting one in seven Australians...
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Treating knee osteoarthritis pain

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Southern Cross University’s NatMed-Research Unit is looking for volunteers to participate in a research study to determine the right dose of a marine oil supplement on osteoarthritis of the knee...
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Largest bisexual mental health study

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La Trobe University is conducting one of the largest ever studies on the mental health of people who are attracted to more than one gender...
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Laughter is the Best Medicine!

An elderly patient went to the dentist for her annual dental check up.

"Mrs. Hopwood, your teeth are good for at least the next 50 years," the dentist beamed.

She replied, "But what will they do without me?"
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