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Diet, cholesterol, and heart disease
Sep 29, 2021, 9:52 AM
Dr Ahmed Khan, Interventional Cardiologist at National Capital, discusses heart disease risk factors and prevention methods in an educational blog for World Heart Day.
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Lifting the kilt on prostate cancer
Sep 27, 2021, 11:48 AM
In this article ACT pharmacist, Brad Butt, who established Mens Health Downunder, addresses the growing need for men to have access to professional expertise about their specific health issues and discusses how to know which is your best way forward with a prostate cancer diagnosis.
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Migraine in a nutshell
Sep 23, 2021, 1:49 PM
Dr Salar McModie, a Melbourne based and trained Neurologist at Knox Private Hospital, with over a decade of experience as a medical practitioner in Australia explains migraine causes, triggers and treatments.
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Migraine Treatment - An Overview
Sep 20, 2021, 12:52 PM
Australian trained neurologist Dr Camilla Jozwik discusses acute and preventative migraine therapies to help treat the common and often disabling disease.
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Talking all things prostate cancer
Sep 10, 2021, 9:52 AM
Urologist, Kieran Hart provides some background on the disease and discusses alternate and experimental treatments for prostate cancer depending on their suitability, encouraging men and their families to explore all resources before embarking on treatment.
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Women's Health Week
Sep 9, 2021, 2:16 PM
This week, we took the time to speak with Zoe McArdle, Nurse Unit Manager for The Geelong Clinic, solely dedicated to psychiatric care. Women’s health week is the biggest week in Australia dedicated to good health and well-being for women and girls.
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Healthscope to introduce required vaccination policy
Aug 27, 2021, 4:47 PM
Healthscope will require its NSW staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and will work towards a national vaccination policy, the leading Australian healthcare group announced today.
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What is a stroke?
Aug 2, 2021, 9:43 AM
There is no ‘official’ definition of a stroke. Doctors use the term ‘stroke’ to cover a broad range of disorders that occur related to the blood supply of the brain. Most strokes involve the blood supply going into an area of brain being blocked. Most of the remaining number involve bleeding into the brain or the area inside the skull outside the brain.
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FAQs about Breastfeeding
Jul 30, 2021, 10:03 AM
We encourage breastfeeding because of the health benefits for both mother and baby. Breast milk offers the ideal balance of nutrition in all the right proportions for the first six months of life and beyond. Even if mum’s diet is less than ideal, breastmilk will give baby the perfect diet. Breastmilk changes feed by feed and day by day to meet baby's needs without mum changing a thing.
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Small Moments and Big Legacies
Jul 28, 2021, 2:38 PM
You never forget some people. No matter how many lives I save or how many transplant surgeries I perform, there are special people and moments that will always live with me. These moments drive me to new challenges and to build legacies that really matter for people and communities.
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