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New tactic to fight fatigue

In a world-first, sleep experts from Flinders University are attempting to fight fatigue caused by insomnia and obstructive sleep apnoea […]

Aspirin cuts risk of clots, DVT by a third

Low dose aspirin lowers the occurrence of new venous blood clots – and represents a reasonable treatment option for patients […]

Impact of fish oil on chronic lung conditions

Australian researchers are collaborating on a joint study to see if fish oil supplements can improve chronic lung conditions such […]

Some broccoli each day could keep the asthma away

Eating one to two cups of lightly steamed broccoli a day would help asthmatics to breathe normally and prevent their […]

Safe strep throat vaccine closer to reality

Researchers are one step closer to developing a safe vaccine against strep throat, which is responsible for more than 700 million […]

Indigenous Australians more likely to die from CHD and COPD, but some positive …

Indigenous Australians are more likely to die from coronary heart disease (CHD) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than non-Indigenous […]

Sleep better, look better? New research says yes

Getting treatment for a common sleep problem may do more than help you sleep better – it may help you look better […]

Alerts Dramatically Improve Asthma Inhaler Use: Study

Asthmatics can dramatically reduce their risk of flare-ups with personalised alerts that remind them to use their inhaler, a world-first […]

Driving… a road to poor health?

As little as two hours a day behind the wheel is a potential risk factor for a range of poor […]

Lung Test a Win for Young Kids with Asthma

Sydney researchers have discovered how a novel type of lung test could help asthmatic children better manage their condition at […]