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It’s Australian Mesothelioma and Asbestos Awareness Week

Asbestos and the diseases it causes

Asbestos is a naturally occurring fibre which is highly resistant to methods of destruction. It is widely used in roofing, insulating and...
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What is Asbestosis?

Asbestosis is a fibrotic disease of the lungs caused by chronic exposure and inhalation of asbestos fibres. Asbestos is mixture of chemicals that...

Dr Feigen: Diagnosis, symptoms and treatment of mesothelioma

Australia has the world's highest instance of mesothelioma, an aggressive cancer found in people who have come into contact with asbestos. Dr...

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Cancer substantially affects cognition

International research team finds even localised cancer is associated with sustained cognitive impairment. An international group of researchers...

Patients fear antidepressants a “dirty little habit”

Research by University of Westminster, along with partner Universities both in Australia (Monash & New South Wales) and the UK […]

New finding will help target MS immune response

Researchers have made another important step in the progress towards being able to block the development of multiple sclerosis (MS) […]
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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...