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30 March 2017


Latest research on healthy living

Better sleep feels like winning the lottery

Improving your sleep quality is as beneficial to health and happiness as winning the lottery, according to research by the University of Warwick...
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World-first trial shows improving diet can treat major depression

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A new trial from Deakin University has shown for the first time that improving diet quality can treat major depression...
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Carbs during workouts help immune system recovery

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Eating carbohydrates during intense exercise helps to minimise exercise-induced immune disturbances and can aid the body’s recovery, QUT research has found...
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Active wear helps the drive to exercise

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A study into Australia’s booming ‘active wear’ market indicates that the very act of wearing colourful leggings and Lycra tops can help encourage physical activity...
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Top Health News

The 6 top chronic health issues affecting Aussies: surprising new research

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Hypertension (high blood pressure), osteoarthritis, hyperlipidaemia (high cholesterol), depression, anxiety, and asthma are the six most common chronic health conditions affecting Australians, new research reveals...
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Sleepiness epidemic hits nation

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A new national sleep study reveals Australia is in the grip of a sleep deprivation epidemic that is dragging down the nation’s productivity, risking safety and damaging mental health....
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The Migraine World Summit 2017: Join for free!

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The Migraine World Summit brings together over 30 top experts and advocates to provide answers and treatment advice on migraine to anyone around the world with an Internet connection...
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Online treatment could help thousands with chronic knee pain

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Researchers are calling on health insurers and government to support new remotely delivered treatment models – including Skype consultations – for people suffering chronic knee pain...
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Cannabis use in Australians with epilepsy

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The first nationwide survey on the experiences and opinions of medicinal cannabis use in people with epilepsy has revealed that 14% of people with epilepsy have used cannabis products as a way to manage seizures...
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Revolutionary device will show the way forward for the blind

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Daily life for blind and vision-impaired people will be dramatically improved following the development of a prototype of an electronic device to help them avoid non-protruding obstacles...
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Herbal medicine’s hidden risks pose threat to health

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The misperception that herbal medicines are ‘safe’ because they are derived from natural materials and have been in use for thousands of years could see people unknowingly...
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Snuggle, run or cry: What’s your ‘normal’ after intercourse?

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A new QUT study is looking to lift the covers off people’s feelings, emotions and actions immediately after sexual activity...
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Dr Bremner demonstrates correct inhaler technique and discusses asthma treatments

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Eating and Exercising Your Way Through Menopause

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Giving birth in Australia

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Laughter is the Best Medicine!

"The doctor said he would have me on my feet in two weeks."

"And did he?"

"Yes, I had to sell the car to pay the bill."
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