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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.

It's Ovarian Cancer Month

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Genetic Typing of Cancers

Individuals that inherit a genetic mutation from their parents are at a greater risk of certain types of cancers. Familial cancer syndromes are...
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Ovarian Cancer (Adenocarcinoma of the Ovary)

Ovarian cancer refers to cancer of the cells of the ovary. The ovaries are the organs which produce eggs for fertilization and subsequent...

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High risk of bowel cancer for gene carriers

Researchers from the University of Melbourne have found that screening for bowel cancer in genetically high-risk populations should begin early....

Halting Huntington’s disease

In a world-first, Edith Cowan University (ECU) researchers have found a way to repair parts of the brain affected by […]

Cocaine study raises questions about all addictions

International research involving the University of Adelaide has pointed to a potential new treatment for cocaine addiction, and could have […]
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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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