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Vaccination dramatically reduces hepatitis B in NSW Aboriginal women

The results of the largest study to examine hepatitis B notification rates for women in NSW suggest a newborn vaccination program […]

Keyhole surgery better for cancer hysterectomies

A 10-year global study involving QUT has found that survival outcomes after hysterectomies performed by keyhole surgery are just as […]

One in five breast cancer patients could benefit from BRCA treatments

More breast cancer patients could benefit from treatments currently used only for patients with a faulty BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene, […]

Brain plays a role in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Up to one in five women worldwide suffer from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and must juggle various treatments that take care […]

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 […]

Better sleep feels like winning the lottery

Improving your sleep quality is as beneficial to health and happiness as winning the lottery, according to research by the […]

Breast cancer and sexual anxiety

Up to two thirds of women who have survived breast cancer report a loss of libido and an unsatisfactory sex […]

Heart Fat Associated with Higher Risk of Heart Disease in Postmenopausal Women

A higher volume of a certain type of fat that surrounds the heart is significantly associated with a higher risk […]

Stopping heart attacks before they occur

The difficulty with primary prevention of heart attacks is that it deals with risk. Primary prevention is the term we […]

Premature babies don’t use sensory-prediction brain process that may be k…

Babies born prematurely don’t use their expectations about the world to shape their brains as babies born at full term […]
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