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Urinary system (renal system)

The urinary system consists of all the organs involved in the formation and release of urine. It includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder and...

Types of kidney cancer

There are many types of renal (kidney) cell cancers (RCCs). Each type of tumour is derived from a different cell type within the kidney and has...
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What is dialysis? How many people receive dialysis? When is dialysis needed? Haemodialysis: How does it work? What is involved […]

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New approach needed in the fight against superbugs

An international research team, led by Professor Peter Collignon from The Australian National University (ANU) Medical School, has found we […]

Fighting obesity – could it be as plain as dirt?

Investigating how clay materials can improve drug delivery, UniSA researcher and PhD candidate Tahnee Dening serendipitously discovered that the...

Social position determines pregnant women’s exposure to air pollution and other…

Socio-economic position determines the environmental hazards—such as air pollution and noise—that pregnant women are exposed to in urban areas,...

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Abdominal pain

Abdominal pain is a very common medical condition that can either be acute or chronic in nature. Basically it refers to pain that is felt within...
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Skin rashes

What is a rash? Common causes of rashes Acute skin rashes Blanching rash Non-blanching rash Chronic rashes Medical conditions associated […]
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Blood glucose control (blood sugar levels)

Our blood glucose level, or blood sugar level, is the amount of glucose in the blood. Glucose levels are measured most commonly to diagnose...