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19 July 2016


In the Spotlight

The foods and drinks to help you overcome each of your cold and flu symptoms

You may not feel like eating as much as you usually do if you have a common cold, and influenza infection may cause you to lose your appetite. So eating enough nutritious food can be challenging. Knowing about foods and drinks which help relieve symptoms while...
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Hot Topics

How to spot a cheater

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Trust is an essential element in a relationship and there are many ways in which trust can be broken; not just by cheating but also for example by not honouring your vows,...
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The ails of a digital age: text neck

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The use of mobile phones and smart devices has seen a dramatic rise in the number of patients attending physiotherapy clinics with neck and shoulder pain, even headaches...
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Testicle chaffing and what to do about it

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Watch a video of Dr Joe talking about testicle chaffing. He explains the symptoms, treatment options and how to prevent it in the first place...
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Coughing and sneezing etiquette

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Cough and sneeze etiquette refers to simple hygiene practices everybody can take to prevent passing on respiratory infections like cold and flu to other people...
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Top Health News

Challenge: a meat free week and why it is beneficial

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A major scientific study has revealed eating fruit and vegetables not only reduces risk of cancer and heart attacks, but also increases happiness levels with...
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Simple chewing gum test for disease which causes blindness

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Researchers have reported a simple ‘chewing gum’ test that could be the key to identifying and treating Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA), a disease that causes blindness, strokes and death...
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Free online program to help you reduce your alcohol consumption

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Could winning a battle with alcohol be helped by eating your greens and walking more? A national QUT study is underway to find out the answer...
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Folate in pregnancy essential but too much increases autism risk

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Women who plan on becoming pregnant are told they need enough of the nutrient folate to ensure proper neurodevelopment of their babies, but new research suggests...
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Beetroot super food clinical trial: get involved

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A QUT study is underway to discover whether beetroot juice could be a new ‘super food’ to improve vascular health, including blood coagulation and boosting immune cells,...
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On track to eliminate HIV transmission by 2020

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NSW is on track to virtually eliminate HIV transmission by 2020 as an expanded PrEP trial, led by the Kirby Institute at UNSW Australia, enrols its one thousandth participant...
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New Qld research centre focusing on repairing spinal cords

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A new medical research centre is offering hope to those suffering from spinal cord injury – progressing ground-breaking work that could see paralysed patients walking and...
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Video of the Week

TED: Happiness and its surprises

In this TED talk cognitive researcher Nancy Etcoff looks at happiness — the ways we try to achieve it, the way it's untethered to our real circumstances, and its surprising effect on our bodies.
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Tool of the Week

Fertile Days Calculator and Calendar Rhythm Method

Use the tool to calculate the times at which you are fertile and can get pregnant (and the times when you are not fertile).
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Laughter is the Best Medicine!

"What do you do?" a young man asked the beautiful girl he was dancing with.

"I’m a nurse."

"I wish I could be ill and let you nurse me," he whispered in her ear.

"That would be miraculous. I work on the maternity ward."
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