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Hope for new pancreatic cancer treatment

pancreatic cancer

A new “breakthrough” drug approved to treat breast cancer could be used as a powerful weapon against aggressive forms of pancreatic cancer.

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The Movember Foundation asks you to imagine a ‘life without the men you love’

movember

New research from Movember reveals that the modern man most values his ‘personal relationships’ the ‘little things’ in life and ‘true love’ – sparking an important conversation about the need to stop men from dying too young. 

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We can either slow down ageing or cure cancer – we can’t do both, study suggests

slow down ageing

A new study suggests our bodies haven’t evolved to slow down ageing and beat the ageing process because this could lead to cancer becoming more prolific.

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Older men getting multiple skin cancers

skin cancer

Older men, particularly those from Australia’s sunshine state, account for the vast majority of non-melanoma skin cancers diagnosed in Australia.

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Australian scientists find HIV ‘hiding place’

HIV

Scientists have found where HIV “hides” in the body to evade detection by the immune system, leading to hope a cure is one step closer.

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Put down booze, it’s killing you, new research shows

reducing alcohol intake

Reducing alcohol intake Australia-wide would lead to fewer cancer deaths, new research has found.

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Radiotherapy hope for prostate cancer

prostate cancer

A targeted form of radiotherapy can cure prostate cancer in men whose disease was previously thought to be incurable, research suggests.

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Binge watching TV linked to inflammatory disease

binge tv

Excessive hours of sitting to watch TV has been linked to an increased risk of dying from inflammatory diseases like Alzheimer’s and diabetes, according to an Australian study.

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Leaving prostate cancer untreated harms mental health

prostate cancer

Men diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer who decide against surgery or radiation therapy have better sexual function but can suffer psychologically, a long-term study has found.

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Beer, bongs and baby boomers: the unlikely tale of drug and alcohol use in the over 50s

baby boomers

If you ask someone what a typical heavy drinker or drug user looks like, they’re probably more likely to evoke images of Gen Ys with tattoos and piercings than greying baby boomers.

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