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Nipple Discharge

What is nipple discharge? What causes nipple discharge? Physiological causes Benign causes Malignant causes Seeing a doctor for nipple discharge...
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Breast Conserving Surgery

What is breast conserving surgery? Axillary dissection Who can have breast conserving surgery? What are the risks of breast conserving […]
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Sexuality Following Breast Cancer Treatment

Breast cancer and sexuality Components of sexuality Body image and self esteem Side effects of breast cancer treatment: Chemotherapy Relationship...

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Coeliacs muscle up on a gluten free diet

Good news for thousands of Australians with coeliac disease as a unique Melbourne study has shown a long-term commitment to […]

Age-related vision loss and driving performance

Older drivers with age-related vision loss will be the focus of a new QUT study designed to test their on-the-road performance. Professor […]

What’s in cough syrup that could help with Down syndrome?

An ingredient used for decades in cough syrup, and to treat a variety of conditions, could hold the key to […]
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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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