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Hepatitis A infections: Interview with an expert

Nanna's Mixed Berries 1kg pack recalled after links are discovered to 21 confirmed cases of Hepatitis A. Our expert Dr Joe explains Hepatitis A.

March is National Epilepsy Awareness Month

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Epilepsy

Epilepsy is the continuing tendency of a person to have seizures. An epileptic seizure is caused by an abnormal electrical discharge from a group...

Dravet’s Syndrome

Video: Professor Ingrid Scheffer on Dravet’s Syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy found in young children.
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Antiepileptics

How do antiepileptic medications work?

Latest Medical News

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New project helps women stay fit & healthy

A new study at Victoria University is testing what works best in motivating young women to maintain healthier lifestyles. Institute of […]

Action for Epilepsy – Cambodia Cycle 2015

Being driven by a vision of optimal living for people with epilepsy, Epilepsy Action Australia (EAA) is once again undertaking an inspired […]

Gold nanoparticles show promise for next generation anti-arthritic drugs

Gold nanoparticles could be used to build a new class of anti-arthritic drugs that are more effective and have fewer […]
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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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