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Why the definition of polycystic ovary syndrome harms women

The changed definition of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) harms women and brings no clear benefit, say Australian scientists in the […]

Visual retraining program to help people with body dysmorphic disorder

In summary Study aims to alleviate symptoms of BDD through visual retraining BDD results in an exaggerated perception of aspects […]

6 ways men can take better care of their health

Men are less likely than women to see a doctor or other health provider, suggesting they care less about their […]

Worry about the right things

A project that aims to help people worry about the right things is one of three new projects at The […]

Brain scans show ‘tapping’ combats food cravings

Early findings from a world-first study aimed at scientifically proving a simple ‘tapping’ technique have shown the method is effective […]

Boosting natural brain opioids could be the way to treat anxiety

Boosting natural brain opioids may be a better way to treat disabling emotions, says new research revealing their role in […]

Snuggle, run or cry: What’s your ‘normal’ after sex?

A new QUT study is looking to lift the covers off people’s feelings, emotions and actions immediately after sexual activity. QUT Professor […]

One in 10 women with a chronic condition turns to acupuncture

The ancient remedies of Chinese medicine and acupuncture are important elements of the health care choices made by women of […]

The six top chronic health issues affecting Australians: new research

Hypertension (high blood pressure), osteoarthritis, hyperlipidaemia (high cholesterol), depression, anxiety, and asthma are the six most common chronic health conditions […]

Do you shy away from public toilets?

If the thought of using a public toilet makes you feel a little uneasy, you’re not alone. Swinburne researchers have […]