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Memory Loss

What is memory loss? What causes memory loss? When do you see your healthcare professional? Clinical examination Warning signs for dementia...

Memory Problems

Dr Karyn Boundy discusses the causes, symptoms, testing and possible treatments of memory problems. Hello, I’m Dr Karyn Boundy, a senior […]
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Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's disease is  a progressive disease of the brain characterised by failure of memory and disturbances in other mental functions,...

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Patients support flu injections at pharmacies as vaccination program expands

A QUT-led pilot program designed to boost Queensland’s vaccination rates has shown a high level of satisfaction from patients given […]

Caffeine helps cancer survivors reach exercise goals

Caffeine may improve exercise capacity and reduce fatigue in cancer survivors, a University of Queensland study has found. The study […]

Transition care helps older people return home after hospital stay

More than half of older people who received care as part of the Transition Care Program following a stay in […]
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Neurology/Neurophysiology Feature Pages

A diverse range of conditions, from excessive sweating to epilepsy, are underpinned by neurological abnormalities. Read expert advice about...
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Diabetic Retinopathy

The eye and diabetes Anatomy of the eye and vision Visual field testing Diabetes mellitus type 1 Diabetes mellitus type […]
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Pancreatic Cancer

Cancer and the body Cancer overview Anatomy of the gastrointestinal system Types of pancreatic cancer Adenocarcinoma of the pancreas Pancreatic...


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New Year’s Resolution: Go For a Check-up With Your Doctor

Long summer holidays are an ideal time to visit your doctor. If you've been neglecting your health check-ups, make a New Year's Resolution to see...
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Nasal sprays and washes for cold and flu

Nasal irrigation (washing the nasal cavity with fluid) can be used to remedy cold and flu symptoms like a blocked nose and is usually used in...