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07 August 2018


Latest News

‘Mind over matter’ key to a healthy lifestyle

People who want to increase their participation in regular exercise and adopt a healthier lifestyle may be best to mentally visualise it, new research by Curtin University has found...
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New breast cancer risk tool available

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iPrevent is a new, web-based tool to help Australian women understand their personal breast cancer risk and act on it...
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Common chemical products making Australians sick

New research reveals almost one in five Australians report chemical sensitivity, with more than one-third medically diagnosed with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS),....
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Cannabis for pain? Maybe not

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Researchers at UNSW Sydney who conducted one of the world’s longest community studies of its type have found no clear role for cannabis in treating chronic non-cancer pain...
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Grains good for gut health

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Grains may have earned a bad reputation with the health-conscious, but a new study shows that – along with garlic, onion and legumes – whole grain wheat and rye may be beneficial in...
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To stretch or not to stretch

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Stretching before exercise has no impact an athlete’s performance on the field, new research from Edith Cowan University has found. But it’s not time to stop stretching completely,...
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Hot topics this week

Inflammatory bowel disease

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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a group of gastrointestinal conditions including ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. It has symptoms like diarrhoea...
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Athlete’s foot: Dr Joe Kosterich

Athlete’s foot is a fungal skin infection which is more likely when feet are hot and damp. It is harmless and easily treated with anti-fungal cream...
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How Lauren beat gestational diabetes

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Gestational diabetes in pregnancy affects women in the third trimester and is managed with healthy eating according to a diabetes diet...
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Coughing and sneezing etiquette

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Cough and sneeze etiquette refers to simple hygiene practices everybody can take to prevent passing on respiratory infections like cold and flu to other people...
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Getting rid of nail fungal infections: Dr Joe Kosterich

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Fungal infection of the nails like toe fungus are not contagious or dangerous but can be a nuisance. They can be fixed with fungal nail infection treatment...
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The ails of a digital age: text neck

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The use of mobile phones and smart devices has seen a dramatic rise in the number of patients attending physiotherapy clinics with neck and shoulder pain, even headaches. Text neck is a condition where...
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Competition Winners

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The winners of the movie tickets for MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – FALLOUT and the winners of the movie prize packs for MAYA THE BEE: THE HONEY GAMES have been announced! Check out if you are one of the lucky winners!

Laughter is the Best Medicine!

A woman gets into a taxi and asks:

“To maternity hospital, please.”

After a while she asks the driver:

“Do not drive so fast, please, I'm simply working there.”
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