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Skin checks and skin clinics

Coming into the summer months, it is a good idea to have your skin checked for any suspicious lesions that may lead to skin cancer. Ideally you...
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Melanoma: Larry gives us the skinny on skin cancer

There a few things scarier than The Big C and, as far as cancers go, Australians seem to be particularly prone to copping it on the skin. While...

Identifying a suspicious mole (skin self-examination)

How to examine your body for skin cancer symptoms including basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma. Includes skin cancer pictures.

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Addressing the issue of antibiotic resistance

A Griffith University researcher says we urgently need to safeguard current antibiotics and discover new ones to avoid what has […]

Key protein stops breast cancer spread

A discovery by La Trobe University breast cancer researchers could spare some women from having unnecessary treatment. Researchers from the […]

Suicide risk assessments don’t prevent suicide

According to research published today in the BMJ, the current system of categorising a patient’s suicide risk isn’t effective....

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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...