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Of interest this week: World Breastfeeding Week

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Breast and Nipple Thrush (BNT; Breast and Nipple Candidiasis; Mammary Candidias…

Breast and nipple thrush (BNT) is a yeast infection of the nipple and breast caused by a fungal organism known as Candida albicans, a common...

Caffeine Consumption While Breastfeeding

Introduction Newborn caffeine exposure from breastfeeding Recommendations for caffeine consumption during breastfeeding Health effects for the...
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Nutrition During Breastfeeding

Eating a healthy diet while breastfeeding is important because what a mother eats determines the energy, protein, nutrient and vitamin...

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Link to failing heart in muscular dystrophy

In a world first, researchers at The University of Western Australia have discovered a communication breakdown may be responsible for […]

Indigenous Australians more likely to die from CHD and COPD, but some positive …

Indigenous Australians are more likely to die from coronary heart disease (CHD) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than...

Teaming up for better health

Victoria University researchers are teaming up with Fitness Australia to improve participation in structured exercise. The Fitness Industry...
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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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All about Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition which causes red or white scaly patches of skin which are often itchy. It can affect a person’s mood and...
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Perennial Allergies

Allergies occur when the immune system reacts abnormally to a substance such as pollen that poses no threat to the body. Perennial allergies...

Baby Nails

Transcript One of the questions that parents often ask is what do I do for my baby’s nails? Hi, I’m […]

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...
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Hand hygiene technique: hand washing with soap and water

This article explains the correct technique to wash your hands, an easy and effective way to prevent the spread of infection.