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Staging of Skin (Cutaneous) Melanoma

Staging is a term used to define a simplified method of describing the extent of a cancer. The staging of your cancer is performed by your...

Melanoma Prevention and Skin Checks

Transcript Hello, I’m Dr Andrew Dean, a medical oncologist from Perth in Western Australia, and I’d like to talk to […]

How sun exposure changes your skin

Exposure to the ultraviolet radiation from the sun causes changes to the skin colour. In the short term too much sun can result in what doctors...

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Africa faces mental health crisis as life expectancy improves

University of Queensland researchers warn that many countries in Africa’s Sub-Saharan region could be on the verge of a mental […]

Teens tone down tanning 10 years on

Attitudes to tanning improve, but sun protection neglected New findings from Cancer Council’s National Sun Protection Survey show Australian...

Study suggests grandparents could leave a big, fat inheritance

A University of Queensland study is one of the world’s first to investigate whether obesity and chronic diseases can be […]
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Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction - the inability to achieve or maintain an erection that enables penetration during sex is a common health problem for men,...
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Psychology and Psychotherapy

Psychology is the science of the mind and psychotherapy refers to the range of treatments provided by practitioners of psychology. They include...
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Schizophrenia: An Overview

Schizophrenia is a chronic mental health condition which is characterised by symptoms like hallucinations, delusions and disorganised behaviour....
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Health Benefits of Quitting Smoking

WHO estimates that about 5 million people around the world die from smoking every year. With the extensive knowledge we possess regarding the...
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Preventing Cancer: Ultraviolet Radiation

What is ultraviolet radiation? Sources of ultraviolet radiation Sun Solaria Incandescent lamps Arc discharge Lasers Exposure to ultraviolet...
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Nutrition and Cancer

The nutritional needs of a cancer patient depend on several factors, including the stage (treatment, recovery and living after recovery),...
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