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AIDS symptoms, treatment and prevention

Information on the symptoms, treatment and diagnosis of Human immune deficiency virus (HIV) and AIDS by professional health specialists.
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Antiretroviral Therapy (Anti-HIV Drugs)

Introduction to antiretroviral therapy What are antiretrovirals? How do they work? Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs)...

Dr Joe explains HIV and AIDS

Dr Joe Kosterich explains that HIV and AIDS are related but not synonomous, the available treatments and most importantly, prevention.

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First-of-its-kind report provides picture of breast cancer in young Australian …

A report released in October by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) for the first time presents information and […]

Vitamin B3 treatment could cut $500m skin cancer bill

A year of treatment with nicotinamide, a form of vitamin B3, significantly lowered the risk of common, non-melanoma skin cancer […]

General anaesthesia has no adverse effect on infant brain development

Anaesthesia in infancy has shown no adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes in children by the age of two, a new international study, […]
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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...