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Sleep physiology

What happens when we sleep? Sleep is a state of reduced awareness and responsiveness. In humans, sleep is also associated with reduced movement....
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Sleep disturbances in menopause

Introduction to menopausal sleep disturbances Physiology of sleep Why are sleep disturbances more common in menopause? Hormonal changes Vasomotor...
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Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA; sleep apnea)

Information on the symptoms, treatment and diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnoea by professional health specialists.

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New blood test could inform lung cancer screening

New research from the International Agency for Research on Cancer shows that a new blood test could help identify groups […]

Warming up to the benefits of stretching

Stretching before exercise has no impact an athlete’s performance on the field, new research from Edith Cowan University has found. […]

High intensity exercise in teenagers could ward off heart disease

New research published in Experimental Physiology has indicated potential differences in heart health benefits of exercise intensity in...

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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...