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Memory Loss

What is memory loss? What causes memory loss? When do you see your healthcare professional? Clinical examination Warning signs for dementia...

Memory Problems

Dr Karyn Boundy discusses the causes, symptoms, testing and possible treatments of memory problems. Hello, I’m Dr Karyn Boundy, a senior […]
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Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's disease is  a progressive disease of the brain characterised by failure of memory and disturbances in other mental functions,...

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New tactic to fight fatigue

In a world-first, sleep experts from Flinders University are attempting to fight fatigue caused by insomnia and obstructive sleep apnoea […]
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Patients support flu injections at pharmacies as vaccination program expands

A QUT-led pilot program designed to boost Queensland’s vaccination rates has shown a high level of satisfaction from patients given […]

Caffeine helps cancer survivors reach exercise goals

Caffeine may improve exercise capacity and reduce fatigue in cancer survivors, a University of Queensland study has found. The study […]
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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),...