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This week: Festive Health

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Safety in the Festive Season

Christmas is a time for fun and family. However, the traditions of Christmas, from the tree to the turkey, can create dangers which may put a...
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Diet over the Festive Season

The festive season is a time when we get together with family and friends, and often have more social gatherings than at other times of the year....
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Avoiding Stress over the Festive Season

The festive season is a time when many people are busy enjoying time with friends and family, however it can also be a stressful time for many...

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New genetic cause for rare form of epilepsy identified

An international research team that includes the University of Melbourne’s Professor Sam Berkovic (AC) has identified a new gene for […]

Obesity sending over 45s to hospital – costing $4billion a year

One in every six days spent in Australian hospitals is related to overweight and obesity among the over-45s, costing the […]

Cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic kidney disease affect over a quarter …

A new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) shows that in 2011-12, over one in four […]
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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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