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Vitamins and minerals: What’s needed during pregnancy

To avoid poor nutrition, pregnant women must consume a range micronutrients, to maintain specific body functions. Micronutrient supplements may...

Melanoma prevention and skin checks

Melanoma is the worst form of skin cancer and unfortunately we’re pretty prone to it here in Australia, due to the high ultraviolet exposure, our...
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Improving your diet

The beginning of the New Year is a time when many people resolve to improve aspects of their health and lifestyle. Many will resolve to improve...
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Diabetes and eye diseases

Diabetes is a condition that affects the body’s ability to control sugar levels. This can be due to autoimmune damage to the pancreas (Type 1...

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Pediatricians Screen More Kids for Mental Health Issues if Supported

A new study suggests many more pediatricians would make mental health screenings an integral part of a child’s annual checkup […]

ADHD increases the risk of sexually transmitted infection

Increasing evidence supports an association between ADHD and various health-risk behaviours. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...

Tamper-resistant oxycodone tablets have no impact on overall opioid use

Tamper-resistant tablets prove less attractive to people who inject drugs but have little effect on population-level issues linked to...

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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...