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Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is the act of a mother feeding her baby by excreting milk produced from her breast which is important for the healthy growth and...
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Nutrition During Breastfeeding

Eating a healthy diet while breastfeeding is important because what a mother eats determines the energy, protein, nutrient and vitamin...

Caffeine Consumption While Breastfeeding

Introduction Newborn caffeine exposure from breastfeeding Recommendations for caffeine consumption during breastfeeding Health effects for the...

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Eating in the absence of hunger: a recipe for expanding waistline

Compulsive snacking is a major cause of weight gain “Eating too frequently, especially when we’re not hungry, is a major […]

Sensing danger signals in the kidney may help acute kidney disease

Latest research from the Centre for Inflammatory Diseases at the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health provides novel insights into […]

New family violence screening a success

Results from a new method of identifying mothers at risk of family violence show significant gains in identification, intervention and […]
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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...