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Cat plague is back after nearly 40 years in hiding – here’s what you need to know

A deadly feline disease is now spreading between cats after hiding in nature for nearly 40 years. Multiple cases of feline parvovirus, also known as cat plague, or panleukopenia, have been reported in stray kittens in the greater Melbourne area.

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I’ve been diagnosed with iron deficiency, now what?

iron deficiency

Iron deficiency is the most common nutrient deficiency in the developed world, affecting around one in three women of reproductive age.

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Low levels of alcohol good for the brain, study shows Alzheimer’s risk reduced

Alzheimer's

While a couple of glasses of wine can help clear the mind after a busy day, new research shows that it may actually help clean the mind as well. The new study shows that low levels of alcohol consumption tamp down inflammation and helps the brain clear away toxins, including those associated with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Doctors warned following codeine overhaul

codeine

Doctors have been warned to watch out for codeine-dependent patients following the introduction of prescription-only codeine drugs earlier this month.

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