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This week: Eczema Awareness Week

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Human Skin

Introduction to skin What does skin do? The epidermis The dermis   Introduction to skin Human skin is considered to […]
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Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)

Atopic dermatitis, or eczema, is a chronic skin disease in which the skin becomes red, dry, itchy or scaly and may weep, bleed and crust over....

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Autism rates steady for two decades

A University of Queensland study has found no evidence of an increase in autism in the past 20 years, countering reports that […]

Testing the on/off diet

With the benefits of the new “fasting diet” hitting the headlines in the past 12 months, UniSA researchers are setting […]

Cell discovery brings blood disorder cure closer

A cure for a range of blood disorders and immune diseases is in sight, according to scientists who have unravelled […]
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Neurology/Neurophysiology Feature Pages

A diverse range of conditions, from excessive sweating to epilepsy, are underpinned by neurological abnormalities. Read expert advice about...
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All about Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition which causes red or white scaly patches of skin which are often itchy. It can affect a person’s mood and...
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Perennial Allergies

Allergies occur when the immune system reacts abnormally to a substance such as pollen that poses no threat to the body. Perennial allergies...
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Nasal sprays and washes for cold and flu

Nasal irrigation (washing the nasal cavity with fluid) can be used to remedy cold and flu symptoms like a blocked nose and is usually used in...
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Hand hygiene technique: hand washing with soap and water

This article explains the correct technique to wash your hands, an easy and effective way to prevent the spread of infection.
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Kale chips

These crispy homemade chips are packed with flavour and nutrients. It’s amazing that just by drying kale, a delicious leafy green, you end up...