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Postpartum Contraception

This article describes the importance of postpartum contraception, dispels some of the myths and details the pros and ... View more
Dr Terri Foran | 18 November 2016
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Stress ‘changes brains of boys and girls differently’

Very stressful events affect the brains of girls and boys in different ways, a Stanford University study suggests. ... View more
16 November 2016
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Most doctors don’t cite cost as a factor when deciding treatments

The rising cost of medicines may be a growing problem for many Americans, but a new survey finds ... View more
16 November 2016
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Huge study finds a billion people suffer from high blood pressure

The number of people with high blood pressure has almost doubled in 40 years to over 1.1 billion ... View more
16 November 2016
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More GABA in one brain region linked to better working memory, scientist says

The amount of a particular chemical in a particular part of your brain predicts your ability to simultaneously ... View more
16 November 2016
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Three brain chemicals affect how we handle uncertainty

New research has revealed how three important brain signaling chemicals affect the way that we handle uncertainty. It ... View more
16 November 2016
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Trump’s Victory and the Neuroscience of Rage

Pollsters, politicians, much of the press and public are dismayed by Donald Trump’s surprising victory in the presidential ... View more
16 November 2016
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Children’s health, privacy at risk from digital marketing

For the first time, researchers and health experts have undertaken a comprehensive analysis of the concerning situation in ... View more
09 November 2016
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Worrying about health increases heart disease risk

In the United States, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness, affecting 40 million adults, or 18 ... View more
09 November 2016
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E-cigarettes ARE a gateway to smoking: Experts say high usage leads teenagers ‘to take up the real thing’

Teenagers who use e-cigarettes are more likely to go on to smoke tobacco, new research suggests. The findings, ... View more
09 November 2016
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Could changes to a global tobacco treaty harm health?

It’s hard to believe that a global public health treaty dedicated to stopping smoking — and saving millions ... View more
09 November 2016
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Free Zostavax offered to older Aussies

From 1 November many older Australians will be able to receive the herpes zoster vaccine, Zostavax, for free. ... View more
09 November 2016
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Autism study finds early intervention has lasting effects

Teaching parents of children with autism how to interact more effectively with their offspring brings the children benefits ... View more
02 November 2016
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Tick removal: What’s the best way to get them out?

If you've ever had a tick, you'll know how unpleasant it is when one of these little blood ... View more
02 November 2016
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Bad childhood experiences ‘mean chronic illness more likely’

Children who are exposed to abuse, domestic violence or other stresses are far more likely to develop long ... View more
02 November 2016
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The dark side of ‘junk’ DNA: Repeating DNA sequences play a role in bone cancer

The stretches of DNA between genes, littered with repeating sequences, were once considered the "junk of the genome, ... View more
02 November 2016
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Study bodes well for low-carb eaters

Three low-carb meals within 24 hours lowers post-meal insulin resistance by more than 30 percent, but high-carb meals ... View more
02 November 2016
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Researchers watch in 3-D as neurons talk to each other in a living mouse brain

No single neuron produces a thought or a behavior; anything the brain accomplishes is a vast collaborative effort ... View more
02 November 2016
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Improving Function in Patients with Depression

This article discusses the frequently unrecognised impacts on a patient’s health of a diagnosis of major depressive disorder. View more
Prof Malcolm Hopwood | 29 October 2016
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Contraception and the Older Woman

This article discusses the safest forms of contraception for older women, how to maximise the clinical advantages of ... View more
Dr Terri Foran | 27 October 2016
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