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Unicef Report Finds Female Genital Cutting to Be Common in Indonesia

Female genital cutting has always been seen as an ancient ritual practiced in Africa and to a lesser ... View more
08 April 2016
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Common Painkillers are More Dangerous than we Think

Many patients are prescribed NSAIDs for the treatment of painful conditions, fever and inflammation. But the treatment also ... View more
08 April 2016
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We’ve Been Doing it Wrong on Allergies

Decades of advice to avoid allergens in early life appear to have inadvertently increased allergy rates, and now ... View more
08 April 2016
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Strategies for Preventing and Responding to Child Sexual Abuse

Presented by Prof Freda Briggs AO at the Annual Women's Health Update, Sydney 2015 View more
Created on 05 April 2016 | Duration 33m
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Deadly Persuasion: 7 Myths Alcohol Advertisers Want You to Believe

“Absolut Magic” proclaims a print ad for a popular vodka. “Paradise found, ” headlines another. “Fairy tales can ... View more
Created on 01 April 2016
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Frozen Section Analysis for Breast Cancer Could Save Time, Anxiety

When diagnosed with breast cancer, women may have thousands of questions running through their minds, but one they ... View more
Created on 01 April 2016
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New Study Finds our Desire for ‘Like-Minded Others’ is Hard-Wired

A path-breaking new study on how we seek similarity in relationships, co-authored by researchers at Wellesley College and ... View more
Created on 23 March 2016
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Increased demand for ‘vaginal seeding’ from new parents despite lack of evidence

Doctors are seeing a rise in the number of parents requesting so-called 'vaginal seeding' for babies born by ... View more
Created on 17 March 2016
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Harvard Researchers Discovered the One Thing Everyone Needs for Happier, Healthier Lives

Robert Waldinger, a Harvard psychiatrist, took over the more than 75-year-long Grant Study in 2003, becoming the fourth ... View more
Created on 17 March 2016
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The Psychology of a Hug

Common sense tells us that a hug is good for us. Now a new study confirms just how ... View more
Created on 17 March 2016
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Healthy Lifestyle Advice Provides Long-Term Benefits

In a recently published study, providing advice over a 5-year period about leading a healthy lifestyle reduced the ... View more
Created on 10 March 2016
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Ancient Viral Invaders in our DNA Help Fight Today’s Infections

About eight percent of our DNA is viral in origin: remnants of ancient battles between infectious viruses and ... View more
Created on 10 March 2016
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Time to Rethink your Vegetable Oil?

Risk of heart disease and diabetes may be lowered by a diet higher in a lipid found in ... View more
Created on 10 March 2016
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Diabetes Drug Found Not to Cause Pancreatic Cancer

The use of incretin-based drugs is not associated with an increased risk of pancreatic cancer in patients with ... View more
Created on 03 March 2016
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Anxiety in Women May Mask Heart Disease Symptoms

Women with an anxiety disorder may have less blood going to their heart when exercising, according to a ... View more
Created on 03 March 2016
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How Junk Food Primes the Brain’s Food-Seeking Behaviour

The current epidemic of obesity in developed countries should be a warning for health officials in the developing ... View more
Created on 03 March 2016
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You Can Train Your Body Into Thinking It’s Had Medicine

Marette Flies was 11 when her immune system turned against her. A cheerful student from Minneapolis, Minnesota, she ... View more
Created on 28 February 2016
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Men Face Higher Risk of Cancers Linked to Oral Sex

Men are twice as likely as women to get cancer of the mouth and throat linked to the ... View more
Created on 25 February 2016
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Eyeball Tattooing ‘Ranks with Stupidity’

Eyeball tattooing is "an appalling concept", could lead to vision loss and should be banned, say Australia’s ophthalmologists. ... View more
Created on 25 February 2016
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Researchers Making Progress on Understanding Why People Lose Their Hair As They Age

Two groups of researchers working on two different projects have made inroads into understanding the cause of alopecia—the ... View more
Created on 25 February 2016
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