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30 June 2017


Top Health News

Experts advise on 6 ways men can take better care of themselves

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Men are less likely than women to see a doctor, suggesting they care less about their health, or that healthcare services aren’t as equipped to deal with men’s health issues...
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How stroke outcomes are affected by your postcode

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Regional and rural communities are bearing the brunt of Australia’s stroke burden, according to an updated Stroke Foundation report released...
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Just 8 weeks to change the way a senior’s brain works!

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Preliminary findings from one of the first mental health research projects started at USC’s Thompson Institute has found that brain training can improve both attention and mood in older adults...
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3d printing to revolutionise root canals

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Researchers have created 3D-printed artificial blood vessels that could revolutionise root canal therapy to help people retain fully functioning teeth...
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Medicinal cannabis reduces epileptic seizures in children

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A form of medicinal cannabis, cannabidiol, has significantly reduced convulsive seizures in a group of children with a severe form of epilepsy. 5% of children became seizure-free...
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Saving preterm babies lives

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The Australian leg of a worldwide Perinatal trial has pinpointed the optimal level of blood oxygen saturation for preterm babies to survive...
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New guidelines on managing sport related concussion in kids

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Australian researchers have led a review to evaluate evidence regarding the management of sport-related concussion (SRC) in children and adolescents resulting in...
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Highest rates of bowel cancer in the world and only 40% of eligible Aussies are screening!

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While Australia has among the highest rates of bowel cancer in the world, only two in five eligible people are participating in the Australian Government’s lifesaving National Bowel Cancer Screening Program...
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Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease: Barry’s story

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Barry talks about the shock of being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, the decision to have deep brain stimulation surgery and how it controls his symptoms since...
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Sex after prostate cancer: Jack's story

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Jack shares his experience with ED after prostate cancer, in the hope that other men can learn that it’s a condition, unlike prostate cancer, which you can live with...
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Flu treatment

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Dr Joe Kosterich discusses how to know you have a flu, how flus are different from colds, and how to treat the flu...
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