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This week: World Osteoporosis Day

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Osteoporosis: Overview

Osteoporosis is a condition in which bone mass reduces and the bones become brittle and fragile. The condition becomes more common with age....

Nutrition and Bone Health

More than half of Australian teenagers aren’t receiving their daily calcium requirements. Professor Weaver discusses health problems...

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Nocturnal enuresis in teens: a neglected problem

Bedwetting or nocturnal enuresis (NE; nocturnal meaning night and enuresis meaning involuntary urination) can be a distressing disorder that...

Weak bones, weak bladders

It’s World Osteoporosis Day soon (Oct 20), and while most of us are aware of the impact of osteoporosis on […]

Participation in breast screening program remains steady in target age group

More than 1.4 million women aged 50-69 had a screening mammogram through BreastScreen Australia in 2011 and 2012, according 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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