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08 November 2016


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The male menopause: is it real?

Testosterone deficiency is a condition in which a man has lower than normal levels of testosterone in his blood. In ageing males (those over 40 years of age) it is sometimes also referred to as late-onset hypogonadism, andropause or male menopause...
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Dealing with motion sickness

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Motion sickness is a common condition experienced by people travelling on planes, cars, trains, and especially on boats. It is characterised by dizziness, nausea and fatigue...
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Reader qn: I’m considering vaser-liposuction, what are the risks?

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Vaser liposuction is a plastic surgery technique used to remove stubborn fat deposits. Cosmetic surgeon Dr Lanzer explains the procedure, suitability of patients and the risks...
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Precautions when taking antidepressants

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Antidepressants are a class of drug which act to relieve the symptoms of depression by elevating noradrenaline, serotonin and dopamine levels in the body which may be described as the “happy” chemicals in the body...
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Q/A: To Threesome or not to threesome

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Having a threesome can spice things up in a long term relationship. But before you get in bed with a third person, there are long term emotional issues like trust to consider...
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It’s Australian Food Safety Week

Foods which aren’t safe to eat during pregnancy

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There are many foods which pregnant women should avoid to reduce their risk of infectious food-borne diseases which are associated with poor pregnancy and foetal outcomes...
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How to handle foods safely

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Food that has been contaminated with pathogens – including micro-organisms like bacteria or toxic substances like lead or mercury – can cause infection or toxicity if a person eats the food...
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All about food additives

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Food additives are chemical substances added to foods to improve flavour, texture, colour, appearance and consistency, or as preservatives during manufacturing or processing...
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Laughter is the Best Medicine!

Bob was in a terrible motorcycle accident and his legs weren’t in great shape, to say the least.

After a couple of weeks of therapy, it soon became clear to the doctor that they were just pushing off the inevitable. Due however, to Bob’s frail condition, the doctor was afraid to give him the bad news.

Instead, he gave the sorry job to Bob’s wife of 40 years, hoping that she would know how to break the bad news to him ever so slowly and gently.

“Honey”, said Bob’s wife Eva the next morning, “I’ve got good news and bad news, which one would you like to hear first?”

Bob, always in a morbid state, responded in his usual grumpy voice, “what do I care? Just give me the bad news!”

“Well dear,” said Eva cupping Bob’s hand with her two hands, “I hate to have to tell you this, but it seems like your legs are going to have to be taken off.”

Bob, barely able to hold his voice from cracking croaked out,  “Eva, what’s the good news?”

“The good news” said Eva happily, “is that the gardener that was in here just before, said he may be interested in buying your slippers from you!”


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