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The 29th of September is World Heart Day

Dr Joe on heart health

How do you keep your heart healthy? Dr Joe Kosterich talks about key points in heart health, including what foods to eat, diabetes, your BMI,...
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Risk factors for heart attack

Heart attack or myocardial infarction refers to heart damaged caused by lack of blood flow which prevents the heart getting sufficient oxygen.
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How is Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) treated?

Coronary heart disease is caused by narrowing or the blood vessels of the heart, particularly the coronary artery. It is a leading cause of death.

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Outsmarting cancer with revolutionary new treatment

Patients with hard-to-treat tumours could know within six months whether a cancer drug developed at UNSW is more effective than […]

Raising brain injury awareness

Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) affects 1-in-12 Australians, many of them young people who end up languishing in aged care facilities. […]

Home-based treatment is cost-effective alternative for heart failure patients

Post-discharge disease management provided in their own homes could be a cost-effective alternative for recently-hospitalised elderly patients...
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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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Diets and Healthy Food Choices

Healthy food choices are essential for keeping the body in optimum condition. But dieting and choosing healthy foods is not just about counting...
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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...