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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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Challenging the over-use of antibiotics in the face of increased resistance

Churchill Fellowship award winner, Associate Professor Susan Benson, Clinical Academic in The University of Notre Dame Australia’s School...
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Fruit and veg for healthy skin

Forget sun beds, sunbathing and fake tanning lotions. The secret to a sexy, healthy glow lies in eating your five-a-day, […]
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New tactic to fight fatigue

In a world-first, sleep experts from Flinders University are attempting to fight fatigue caused by insomnia and obstructive sleep apnoea […]
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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),...