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The 17th of April is World Haemophilia Day

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Haemophilia A

Haemophilia A involves a genetic defect causing abnormality of blood clotting. Normal blood contains a range of special proteins and chemicals...
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Blood Function and Composition

Blood has three main functions: transport, protection and regulation.
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Blood Clotting: Assessment Before Surgery

Adequate blood clotting is very important if you are about to have a surgical procedure. Modern surgical techniques have resulted in an overall...

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NSW government boosts schizophrenia research

NSW Minister for Health and Minister for Medical Research, Jillian Skinner, announced an investment of $10 million for NeuRA – […]

Mental health services spending on the rise

Expenditure on mental health-related services in Australia has increased in recent years, according to new figures released today by the […]

People power can lower blood pressure

The world’s largest study of diabetes peer support, where one person with diabetes helps guide others, has shown it can […]
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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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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...
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Nutrition and Cancer

The nutritional needs of a cancer patient depend on several factors, including the stage (treatment, recovery and living after recovery),...
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