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Fears over ‘forgotten’ nutrient

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Fears over ‘forgotten’ nutrient

A national nutrition body is warning that 90 per cent of Australians are not consuming ...

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Death risk ‘overstated’: paper

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Death risk ‘overstated’: paper

The method used in Australia to calculate a person’s lifetime risk of cancer has been ...

Are we the binge drinking boomers?

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Are we the binge drinking boomers?

There is a newfound sobriety among younger Australians, according to a report. But at the ...

Software to reduce hospital stays

New software aims to reduce emergency hospitalisations

Software to reduce hospital stays

New software could reduce emergency hospitalisations and allow time for end-of life-plans.

China trumpets Alzheimer’s advance

Conditional approval for new Alzheimer’s drug

China trumpets Alzheimer’s advance

A new Alzheimer’s therapy has been granted conditional approval in China.

How old is old?

Ipsos survey reveals at what age a person is considered old

How old is old?

It may be time to rethink our perception of ageing. Maybe we should listen to ...

Lack of sleep can hurt your gut

Lack of sleep can hurt your gut

Lack of sleep can hurt your gut

A new study indicates that poor sleep can negatively affect your gut microbiome.

Your walk can predict Alzheimer’s

Your walk can predict Alzheimer’s

Your walk can predict Alzheimer’s

The way people walk is an indicator of how fast their brains are ageing.

Consumers are being ‘scammed’

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Consumers are being ‘scammed’

Government bid to simplify private health cover has failed, says CHOICE.

Key to better hospital care

The key to better hospital care is … in your home

Key to better hospital care

We’re living longer and heaping extra strain on the hospital and healthcare systems, but a ...

Government policy is killing us

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Government policy is killing us

Australia has world’s highest cancer rate and government protocol on CTs is a major contributor: ...

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