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My dad… my hero… my button buddy

Most boys look up to their dads as hero’s and four and half year old Zephyr Anderson is no different. Zephyr’s dad Clay would stop at nothing for...

Tim’s experience managing eosinophilic oesophagitis

Eosinophils cause inflammation of the oesophagus. Tim talks about having eosinophilic oesophagitis and getting food stuck in throat.

What is eosinophilic oesophagitis?

Eosinophilic oesophagitis is a disease affecting the oesophagus characterised by large numbers of eosinophils in the muscular wall which causes...

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Link between depression and back pain

A new University of Sydney study reveals people with depression are 60% more likely to develop low back pain in […]

Is your child’s achy back more than just growing pains?

According to a new literature review in the January issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, […]

Australian-first study of gay men with diabetes

Australia’s first study of gay men with type 2 diabetes is underway at Victoria University. Edwin Pascoe is conducting the […]
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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...