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New guidelines to help child stroke victims

11 December, 2017 by

Stroke affects children and babies, and is among the top 10 causes of death in children.

Don't bother with hayfever tablets

06 December, 2017 by

Opting for a nasal spray only strategy may be better than adding hayfever tablets to the mix.

Avatars put a face to schizophrenic voices

06 December, 2017 by

Patients who conversed with avatars in this study experienced significant improvements.

Pregnancy test could identify complications

05 December, 2017 by

Serious complications including miscarriage may soon be identified through this new non-invasive test.

How booze is linked to emotions

04 December, 2017 by

A UK study has mapped the feelings people associate with types of tipples.

Aggressive surgery best for first-stage lung cancer

01 December, 2017 by

Research finds that the more aggressively early lung cancer is treated, the better the outcome.

Get the 'goss' on gossip

27 November, 2017 by

According to researchers, not all gossip is bad.

Gut instinct: tapeworm drug fights prostate cancer

23 November, 2017 by

Tapeworms and Giardia medications contain a substance that kills prostate and colon cancer.

Your coffee addiction is safe — but ditch the cake

23 November, 2017 by

Moderate coffee drinking "more likely to benefit health than to harm it", say experts.

Zika still a threat to Australia

22 November, 2017 by Dr Julie Mudd*

It was widely reported in November 2016 that the emergency was over, but the threat to our shores remains.

Digital pill tracks if patients have ingested their meds

20 November, 2017 by

The product is approved for the treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder, as well as for use as an add-on treatment for depression in adults.

High-tech solution to floaters

20 November, 2017 by

Patients may soon be able to zap away annoying flecks in their vision.

World COPD Day: a day to empower, educate and celebrate the COPD community

15 November, 2017 by Darren Umbers

Diagnosed with COPD, one patient rose to the challenge. Six months later, he completed his first Ironman competition.

IVF link to spontaneous preterm birth

15 November, 2017 by

A new study has found an approximate 80% increased risk of spontaneous preterm birth.

The boy with genetically modified skin

13 November, 2017 by

A child with a lethal genetic skin disease has had a fully functional outer skin layer reconstructed from his own skin cells.

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