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01 November 2018


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Can aspirin prolong good health?

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Three groundbreaking papers reveal the results from a seven-year study of the benefits and risks of a low daily dose of aspirin to the lives of people over 70....
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Young adults aren’t using e-cigarettes to quit smoking

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Young Aussie adults are more likely to use electronic nicotine delivery systems such as e-cigarettes for enjoyment rather than to quit smoking, new research has found...
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Concerning levels of caffeine found in sports supplements

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Pre-workout supplements (PWS) claim to improve strength and reduce fatigue while training. Many of these products rely on the stimulant properties of caffeine (often in large doses) to...
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We need to talk about sexuality after stroke

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Stroke survivors and their partners are not adequately supported to deal with changes to their relationships, self-identity, gender roles and intimacy following stroke, according to...
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Are we treating body dysmorphic disorder the wrong way?

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While it’s long been thought that body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is related to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), new findings show this is not as clear-cut as it would appear...
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Parallel between suicides and overdoses

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A study led by UNSW has uncovered a remarkable correlation between mortality rates from drug overdoses and suicides in young Australian men across a 30-year period...
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Laughter is the Best Medicine!

One morning, Alex went to see his doctor and told him that he hadn't been feeling at all well.

The doctor examined Alex, left the room, and came back with three different bottles of pills.

Looking at Alex he says, 'Take the green pill with a big glass of water when you wake up. Take the blue pill with a big glass of water after you eat lunch. Then just before going to bed, take the red pill with another big glass of water.'

Startled to be put on so much medicine, the man stammered, ‘Doc, exactly what is my problem?'

The doctor replied, ‘Alex, you're not drinking enough water.'

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