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30 November 2017


Latest News

Exercise prescription essential for people with cancer

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Experts presenting at a cancer conference shed new light on the benefits of exercise for those who have been diagnosed with cancer – with a new study showing that it’s actually the patients who feel the most unwell who gain the biggest benefits from getting active...
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Massage could be used to aid recovery of damaged limbs

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Massage could increase the regrowth of muscle after muscle loss, according to new research published in The Journal of Physiology....
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We’re still a sunburnt country: 2 in 3 Aussies get skin cancer

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New Cancer Council research shows that Aussies are forgetting to slip on a shirt to protect themselves from the sun and that an alarming number of adults are getting sunburnt on summer...
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Fast tracking lung cancer diagnosis

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A new initiative is successfully encouraging those at higher risk of lung cancer to act sooner when symptoms appear...
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New risk index for depression and how to keep your risk low

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The risk of developing depression is directly linked to diet, lifestyle and exercise, a ground-breaking index has found...
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The secret of a good night’s sleep

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Despite oft-repeated calls to get eight hours shut-eye a night, a new piece of research has concluded that it’s more important to ensure the sleep you do get is good quality...
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Just-in-time 3D implants set to transform tumour surgery

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A major new Australian research project is set to radically advance the way physicians surgically treat tumours and bone cancer, and dramatically improve patient and healthcare outcomes...
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Most read on myVMC this week

How to identify a suspicious mole

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Learn how to examine your body for skin cancer symptoms including basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma. Includes skin cancer pictures...
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The truth about diets: detox, cleansing and fad diets versus healthy balanced nutrition

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Significant proportions of Australian men, women and children are overweight or obese and may be tempted to try a ‘fad’ diet which promises fast weight loss...
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Dr Joe: Caring for wounds

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Wound healing usually happens automatically after simple first aid but if infections affect wounds, extra care like antibiotics might be needed...
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Laughter is the Best Medicine!

Three retirees, each with hearing loss, were taking a walk one fine March day.

One remarked to the other, "Windy, ain't it?"

"No," the second man replied, "It's Thursday."

And the third man chimed in, "So am I. Let's have a drink."
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