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Vaccine could give hope to breast cancer patients

breast cancer

Australian researchers are working on a revolutionary vaccine to help people in their fight against breast cancer and gastric cancer.

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Aspirin may protect against some cancers

aspirin

 A trial has found that long-term aspirin use may reduce the risk of a number of digestive cancers.

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Dr Ross Walker: Things to know about Ubiquinol for heart health, cholesterol, statins and ageing

Dr Ross Walker is an eminent practicing cardiologist with a passion for integrative health. We sat down with Dr Walker to talk about the natural ways we can support our heart, and our health as we age, with one such way being daily supplementation with the ingredient Ubiquinol. Ubiquinol is the active form of CoQ10, which has been reduced to make

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Australian of the Year to trial new cancer treatment

Australian of the year

Former Australian of the Year Ian Frazer is close to starting clinical human trials on a new vaccine that could be used to treat head and neck cancer.

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Dire warning on antibiotic resistance

antibiotics resistance

Without intervention to reduce overprescription of antibiotics by GPs, deaths from currently treatable infections will overtake all cancer deaths by 2050.

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Dr Ross Walker’s 4 natural ingredients to help ease arthritis

arthritis

With World Arthritis Day taking place today, leading integrative cardiologist and health expert, Dr Ross Walker says diet, lifestyle and specific natural ingredients may help with managing arthritis pain.

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How to properly get rid of your expired and unwanted medications

unwanted medicine

It’s that time of year when we’re all thinking about spring cleaning our homes. But while the spots in our home where we spend most of our time (like our living rooms and bedrooms) get all the attention, there’s one place that tends to be seriously neglected: our medicine cabinets!

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Why your medicine cabinet might be a health hazard

10 years ago, if you told someone that using cleaning products could be harmful to their health they’d think you were being dramatic. But these days, it’s far more commonly accepted that the things lying around your home can potentially be toxic. Thanks to this awareness, many people have been throwing away their traditional cleaning,

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5 services you didn’t know your pharmacist provides

pharmacist

Most of us visit our local pharmacist for one of two reasons. One – we need to get a medication script filled or two – we’re picking up miscellaneous supplies like shampoo, tissues or throat lozenges (especially at this time of the year when everyone is getting sick!) But what most people don’t realise is,

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How to spring clean your medicine cabinet

spring clean

More than 1000 Australians over the age of 65 require hospitalisation each year due to medicine poisoning, according to a study published in the Medical Journal of Australia.

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