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Smoking during pregnancy may lead to childhood eye condition | International

In an Acta Ophthalmologica analysis of 11 relevant articles, maternal smoking during pregnancy was associated with a 46 per cent increased risk […]

Young adults aren’t using e-cigarettes to quit smoking

Young Australian adults are more likely to use electronic nicotine delivery systems such as e-cigarettes for enjoyment rather than to […]

Fast tracking lung cancer diagnosis

A new initiative is successfully encouraging those at higher risk of lung cancer to act sooner when symptoms appear. The […]

Mental illness rising among meth/amphetamine and ecstasy users

Mental illnesses are becoming more common among meth/amphetamine and ecstasy users, according to a report released by the Australian Institute […]

Costs of maternal health

New research from The Australian National University (ANU) has for the first time identified and quantified the factors pushing up […]

A better way to estimate Australia’s future lifestyle-related cancers

UNSW’s Centre for Big Data Research in Health has a new and improved way to estimate the numbers of cancers […]

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 […]

Cancer impacting Australia’s health more than any other group of diseases

Cancer is the disease group with the biggest impact on our health costing us, as a nation, more years of […]

Impact of smoking and exercise

Charles Sturt University (CSU) research has provided new insight into the impacts of smoking and exercise on the brain and […]

Is a routine CT scan the key to prevent heart attacks?

Heart disease affects around 1.4 million Australians and is the single leading cause of death in this country. It kills […]