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Vitamin B may help prevent melanoma

melanoma

An Australian professor of dermatology says Vitamin B3 has the potential to prevent melanoma in high-risk individuals. 

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Reverse ageing with these 4 gut-healing tricks

reverse ageing

As the old saying goes, you are what you eat and as scientist have discovered, foods packed full of good probiotics like yoghurt can do more than just keeping your digestion running smoothly. These healthy bacteria can actually play a part if keeping all kinds of other health issues in check, and even more importantly,

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‘Fat switch’ may hold key to weight loss, study shows

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Obese people aren’t able to regulate the way body fat is stored or burned because a “switch” in their brain stays on all the time, a new study has shown.

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Wine most days ‘protects against diabetes’

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Drinking alcohol three or four days a week can reduce the chance of developing diabetes, compared with abstaining, a Danish study has found.

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Tiny brain part may hold anti-ageing key

A vital pea-sized component of the brain may be the key to holding back ageing and extending the human lifespan, research suggests. The hypothalamus, a small bundle of neurons at the base of the brain, governs how quickly the body ages.

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Government subsidises miracle cancer drug

miracle cancer drug

Thousands of Australians fighting late-stage renal and lung cancer will soon get easier access to a new miracle drug.

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Keep the winter weight away with Pears – choc & pear smoothie recipe

pear recipe

Eating a pear a day could be a delicious secret to winding back the winter kilo creep and hitting the ground running this spring.

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A2 milk : What you need to know

A2 milk

Milk is a popular dietary staple in many western countries. Sources of milk and milk products include cows, sheep, camels, goats, and others. Alternative sources that do not involve animals include soy, coconut , almond , flax, rice, and hemp.

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Added sugar label needed for packaged foods: health expert

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New analysis has found 70 per cent of packaged foods sold on Australian supermarket shelves contain added sugar not identified on the product label.

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Drug holds promise of cure for flu and colds

Australian researchers believe they’ve developed a drug that might be a cure for flu and the common cold.

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