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Introduction to Nutrition

Nutrition is essential for growth and development, health and well-being. Eating a healthy diet contributes to preventing future illness and...

How processed foods affect health and nutrition

What are processed foods? History of food processing Nutritional quality of processed foods Types of processed foods Benefits of processed […]

Dr Joe explains the basics of what food we need to eat

Something that we all do every day is eat. But eating can get complicated – there is a lot of variety and choice, and a lot of contradictory...

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New Pulmonary Rehab Education Portal Helps Patients C.O.P.E. with Lung Disease

Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) can now complete the education component of pulmonary rehabilitation via a new, free,...

Hope for halting the progression of diabetic kidney disease

Monash University and Monash Health researchers have identified a possible new therapy for diabetic kidney disease, the major cause of […]

Clues about Motor Neurone Disease

Researchers at The University of Western Australia and Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research have discovered a new connection between […]
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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...