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Income and wealth affect the mental health of Australians

Australians who have higher incomes and greater wealth are more likely to experience better mental health throughout their lives, new […]

Link between obesity and liver cancer

New research from Monash University and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre has found a previously overlooked group of obese people […]

Immune control: Treating brain injury with an on/off switch

Australian researchers have developed ground-breaking technology for controlling the body’s own immune response to brain damage, in an...

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Pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS): Dr Joe Kosterich

Transcript As a collective group pharmaceuticals are very expensive. Hi I’m Doctor Joe. Now a lot of you will be […]
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Antibiotics: Dr Joe Kosterich

Transcript It’s sometimes hard to remember that things like antibiotics, which are so commonplace today, are a relatively new invention […]
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Antibiotics (anti-bacterials)

Antibiotics work to kill or inhibit the growth of bacteria to eliminate disease. Once the growth of bacteria is stopped, our immune system can...

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