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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Transcript Chronic fatigue syndrome, also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis is characterised by, not surprisingly, long standing tiredness. Hi,...
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Continence Clinics Australia Wide

Need help finding continence advice? Below is a list of Continence Nurse Advisors for each state, listed alphabetically. Australian Capital […]
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Supplements For Healthy Sperm

Healthy males produce millions of sperm each day and only a few of these ever go on to fertilise an egg. Despite the abundance of sperm,...

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‘Magic’ blood test simply a matter of science

A blood-typing test based on bioactive paper has enormous implications for use in the developing world and poor and remote […]

Strong (and skinny) is the new sexy; the #fitspo effect

Flinders researchers are studying if the new “fitspo” phenomenon is actually detrimental to women’s health and wellbeing. Fitspiration – or...

Egg and sperm race: Creating precursors to human egg and sperm

Scientists at the University of Cambridge working with the Weizmann Institute have created primordial germ cells – cells that will […]
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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),...